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Collectif - Missel de la Sainte Famille - 1917

Collectif - Missel de la Sainte Famille - 1917

Description
Collectif - Missel de la Sainte Famille - 1917
Fine Bindings, Religion - Quantity: 1 - Book

Very beautiful missal, completely enhanced with illuminations, here in a beautiful marbled calfskin binding, boards in two tones with frames in a darker colour than the centre, embellished with fillets and fleuron motifs in gilded stamping in the corners. Owner’s name “Roger” struck on the front cover. Spine with raised bands adorned with gilded fleurons and compartmentalized. Fine roulettes on the edges and the turn-in. All edges gilt. The endpapers and inner covers are covered in dark green moiree silk.

Binding in very good condition, as is the interior, fresh and free of foxing. Remarkable typography with illuminated text on every page. Very luxurious publication at the address of Braine-le-Comte in Belgium, in the style of the Missals published by Curmer during the 19th century.

Opens with a beautiful lithographed and gilded frontispiece.

Collective.

Missel de la Sainte Famille

Braine-le-Comte, Zech & Fils, no date (1917, according the “table des fêtes mobiles”)

192 pp.

Duodecimo (14.5 x 11 cm)

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Fine Bindings, Religion
Author/ Illustrator
Collectif
Book Title
Missel de la Sainte Famille
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1917
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Number of pages
192
Dimensions
14.5×11 cm
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