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Sainte Messe - Le Tableau de la Croix - 1652

First edition, rare in excellent condition, 3rd edition of 1652. Superb In-12 binding of the entourage of Florimond Badier in red leather, spine with raised bands and iron gilding. Entirely engraved work, illustrated with numerous engravings and beautiful figures as well as a portrait of Charles de l'Aubespine by Guillaume de Gheyn, Manual of the exemplary mass in religious illustration and spiritual life of the 17th century. “One of three important publications whose engravings are indicative of characteristic trends in religious illustration at that date. (Jeanne Duportal - Studies on 17th century figure books). 110 engravings, some with text. Edited by François MAZOT with the authorization of the King. From a private collection. (note a small very old scribble in pen, mentioning the name of the owner - see photos).
Dimensions approximately 17.5 cm x 12 cm x 2 cm. Weight: 208g
Careful packaging and shipping by Colissimo with insurance.

Object Book
Number of Books 1
Subject Religion
Author/ Illustrator Sainte Messe
Book Title Le Tableau de la Croix
Condition Fine
Publication year oldest item 1652
Edition Illustrated Edition
Language Latin
Original language Yes
Publisher F. Mazot
Binding/ Material Leather
Extras Other - see description
Number of pages 58
Dimensions 17.5×12 cm
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