Paris: Firmin Didot, Rue Jacob, no. 56, No date [c. 1840]. Bone. [MINIATURE] [RELIGIOUS: Roman Catholic] [FRENCH LANGUAGE]. No date [hand-lettered label c. 1840].
Miniature (1 1/8” x ¾”) housed in a book-form case (1 ¾” x 1 ½”); 80pp; bone covers over black board, front cover has the word “Messe.” under a cross; all edges gilt; wood-engraved frontispiece and 4 illustrated plates; light bowing to bone covers, a few fore-edges with creases; book-form case quarter-bound in ecru cloth with marbled boards, hand-lettered spine labels, gilt edges and interior, chipping to labels and small spot of orange paint (?) to front board; very good plus in very good case. Very good +. Item #1290
Nicely preserved religious miniature and its book-form case.