DELIGHTFUL FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO BY SIMIER
HEURES ~ Nouvelles Heures des Dames. Contenant l’Office du Matin et celui du Soir. Paris et Rome.
Paris Chez Louis Janet, (c.1820)
Full morocco, 5 inches tall. A delightful full morocco binding by Simier, bookbinder to the King, and with his binder's ticket. With gilt raised bands, simple framed panels and an elaborate triple fillet and pallet design to the boards, framing a monogram on the upper board. There is a minuscule loss of leather on the lower board. Preserved in marbled card chemise and slipcase. A charming devotional work for ladies. Decorated with full page engravings.