1740 · Paris
8vo. Contemporary red morocco, tastefully gilt. Spine with raised bands, ornamented in gilt. Blue silk end papers. Pagination: 1p blank, 1p frontis ruled in gold picturing the resurrection of Christ (by Champagne engraved by Tardieu). Leaf of title (ink name marked out), verso blank, 6p benedictions, text pp 1-434, pp 533-727 [errors in pagination]. Collation: 1p blank, engraving on verso, 1p printed title, verso blank, A-S12, T7, Z4-5, Ff2, Gg12, Hh3. French and Latin in parallel texts.
Liturgy for the holy week with the explanation of ceremonies; meditations on the gospels; reflections on the mysteries; exercises and prayers for confession and communion.
Provenance: Bookplate: Guillaume-Claude de Laleu. (Born Paris 24 October 1712 - Deceased Paris 21 February 1775, aged 62.) Avocat en parlement, Notaire au Chatelet de Paris. He was notary to Voltaire, and secrétaire of Louis XV, 1753. Bookplate engraved by François or Pierre François Montulay, dated 174. (This engraver from Paris flourished from 1754-1785. The son of Maria Montulay died 1754). .
(1 OCLC North American location. XII. IND HUL) $850.00 (Inventory #: 41215)