1870 1ed BEAUTIFUL Book of Hours & Prayers Medieval Manuscript Chromolithograph

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A rare and extremely desirable 19th-century edition of ‘Hours and Prayers’. This undated printing is made completely into chromolithographs and inspired by medieval manuscripts, each page beautifully decorated with flowers, knights in armor, and dragons! The masterful pages were done by the son of Franco-German lithographer Godefroy Engelmann (with the same name), who is credited with bringing chromolithographic practices to France.

 

This work was first published in 1870 and would continue to be reissued throughout the rest of the 19th-century.

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1870 1ed BEAUTIFUL Book of Hours & Prayers Medieval Manuscript Chromolithograph

 

A rare and extremely desirable 19th-century edition of ‘Hours and Prayers’. This undated printing is made completely into chromolithographs and inspired by medieval manuscripts, each page beautifully decorated with flowers, knights in armor, and dragons! The masterful pages were done by the son of Franco-German lithographer Godefroy Engelmann (with the same name), who is credited with bringing chromolithographic practices to France.

 

This work was first published in 1870 and would continue to be reissued throughout the rest of the 19th-century.

 

Item number: #6481

Price: $499

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Nouvelles heures et prières, composées dans le style des manuscrits du XIVe au XVIe siècle.

Paris : Gruel et Engelmann, [ca. 1870]. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   176p

o   5 leaves of plates

  • Provenance: Featured in leather case with gold monogram: “M L”
  • Language: French & Latin
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 10cm)

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6481

Categories

Literature

Religion

Authors

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Printing Date

19th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete