[BINDING WITH COAT OF ARMS / MANUSCRIPT - DOUSSET (J.)]. Livre de prieres fait en l'année M. DCCXXX 1730 Le 28 Avril A Nancy

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[BINDING WITH COAT OF ARMS / MANUSCRIPT - DOUSSET (J.)]. « Livre de prieres fait en l'année M. DCCXXX 1730 Le 28 Avril A Nancy » (Book of Prayers made in the year M. DCCXXX 1730 April 28 in Nancy, France)

Calligraphy manuscript from first half-18th century in one small squared in-12 duodecimo volume (102 x 138 mm [4 x 5-1/2 in.]), brown Moroccan leather, fines laced gilt rolled decoration framing the boards roulettes, coat of arms section in angles, coat of arms in center, decorated ribbed spine, a.e.g. (binding of the era).

[2] ff. + 129 pp. + [8] ff. Black and red ink text. Framing on each page.

This work is dedicated to Béatrice de Lorraine, Abbess of Remiremont (1662-1738).

Last eight pages entitled « Litanies pour la bonne mort » (Litany for good death), are without calligraphy.

MOROCCAN LEATHER EXAMPLE WITH LORRAINE COAT OF ARMS PIECES.

Minor abrasion on first board’s lower section.

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2012070821