French prayer book, c1907, bound in ivorine with inlaid metal design
Small hardback, bound in ivorine covers with inlaid metal chalice and flower to upper board, ivorine clasp. All edges gilt. 12 × 9cm, 432pp.
Full title: Missel Romain contenant Les Offices du Dimanche et des Principales Fetes, Les Evangiles de Tous le Dimanches, Le Chemin de la Criox etc
A charming French Catholic prayer book, dated to 1907 to a page giving the yearly dates for Easter etc. Illustrated with a frontispiece of Christ on the cross.
This copy is in good condition. There is some bowing to the boards as would be expected with this binding, a few small scuffs and general age-related wear but the inner binding is sound and the pages are clean.