GERMAN DEVOTIONAL WORK IN SUPERB STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
BREVIARY ~ Laienbrevier.
Berlin: Verlag von Veit und Comp, 1834-1835
Full morocco, 7 inches tall. A beautiful little devotional work in straight grain morocco with gilt raised bands, finely gilt tooled panels, dentelles and all edges. The boards are framed with gilt and blind rolls and corner tooling. Watered silk endpapers. A neat ink inscription dated 1836 and a blind armorial stamp are found on the first blank. This Breviary of the Laity is used in Western Christianity for praying the canonical hours.