L'Office de la Semaine Sainte, a l'Usage de la Maison du Roy.

Paris: Jacques Collombat, 1743. hardcover. Imprime par expres Commandement de Sa Majeste. Conformement aux Breviaires & Messels Romain & Parisien. Avec les Ceremonies de l'Eglise. Engraved frontispiece depicting the King and Queen in prayer and an extra illustrated title page. 5 engravings by Humbolt, at the begining of each Office. Numerous floriated initials and decorative head/tailpieces throughout. [20], 608pp. Thick 8vo, beautiful Royal armorial presentation binding with elaborate floral gilt-decorated covers and spine; thick dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. (on this copy the armorial shields on both covers have been excised, probably during the Revolution. Otherwise an excellent copy of this uncommon book). Paris: Jacques Collombat, 1743. Nouvelle edition. Text in French and Latin. very good(+).

Price: $2,500.00

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