French Book of Hours after the French Royal Library’s manuscripts


Livre d'Heures (French Book of Hours) after the French Royal Library’s manuscripts. Paris, Engelmann & Graf, Cité Bergère, n°1, 1846.

One in-12° duodecimo squared volume of 184 fully-lithographed pages. GRUEL binding in tobacco-colored Moroccan leather with checkered and fleur-de-lys motifs, ribbed spine, edges with fleur-de-lys. Silver accessories and inlaid double coat of arms stamped with count’s crown on first board.

The coat of arms are next to those of the MANESSIER family " argent silver with three boar hures close to sable" , motto " Aut mors, aut vitae decora".

Missing one phylactery element on motto.

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  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2012100027