Two French Books of Hours for Queen Anne of Brittany


[BRITTANY]. Le Livre d'heures de la Reine Anne de Bretagne (Book of Hours for Queen Anne of Brittany). French translation from Latin and accompanied with unpublished notes by Abby DELAUNAY. Paris, L. Curmer, Publisher, 1841 [sic, for 1861].

2 in-4 quarto volumes, first of red Moroccan leather, double cold-embossed threading framing the boards, ribbed spine, all edges gilt (Thouvenin) and second of red half Moroccan leather, ribbed spine, all edges gilt.

One volume of black and red ink texts and one volume with chromolithograph-printed reproductions.

Printing of 850

Condition report : Minor worm mark on top edge of first joint.

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Author : Abbé Delaunay
  • Height in cm : 33 cm
  • Width in cm : 26 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2015101376