Nouvelles heures et prières composées dans le style des manuscrits du XIVe au XVIe siècle

Published: Gruel et Engelmann, 1898

Date:

12.5 x 15.5cm, 176pp. Full leather binding with decorative borders to front, rear and spine and blazon of the Baronne d'Alexandry d'Orengiani to the centre of the upper board and tooling to fore edges of the boards. Gilt decorated inner dentelles. All edges gilt and gauffered. Green silk moire endpapers, ffep. additionally has a gilt stamped date '8 Decembre 1898'. Complete with original silk lined card sleeve and card slipcase. Baronial blazon to third free endpaper. Chromolithographic interpretation of an illuminated manuscript in the style of Books of Hours from the fourteenth and fifteenth century, including four full-page illustrations printed in gold and brown. Inscribed "Souvenir de 8 Decembre 1898 / Nancy Tish / Baronne d'Alexandry d'Orengiani". A superb book in fine condition.

Provenance
[Lucien] Baronne d'Alexandry d'Orengiani

Condition
F

£550

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