[MANUSCRIPT] La journée du chrétien sanctifiée par la prière et la méditation (A christian’s daily life sanctified by prayer and meditation), by Etienne Saintonge. Paris, 1767.
One in-12 volume, full red Moroccan leather, triple gilt threading framing the boards, decorated ribbed spine, gilt frieze on inner edge, interior frieze. Blue silk counter-boards and endpapers. Bidning of the era.
Ink-drawn end pieces and ornamental lettering.
Heraldic ex-libris “Pierre Flandin”, bearing the manuscript brown ink inscription "Donnée à sa chère fille Adèle le 1er janvier 1849" (Given to his dear daugher Adele on January 1, 1849).
Manuscript realized between August 1-October 10, 1767.
This book belonged to André Joseph Etienne Lerouge (1766-1833), member of the French society of antique dealers and sold on December 3, 1833 in Paris by Esq. Determes (n° 57 of auction catalogue).
Minor abrasions on spine’s binding
Very fine manuscript example of this typical christian doctrine text during the 18th Century
Condition report :
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- Expertissim Reference: 2014090583