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Office de la Semaine Sainte  avec des réfléxions et meditations pour la confession et communion dedié à la Reine pour l'usage de sa maison. Paris: la veuve Mazières and Garnier, 1728. 8o (193 x 126 mm). Double columns, engraved title and 3 engraved plates. (Half title and front free endpaper becoming loose.) Contemporary French red morocco elaborately gilt to a "fanfare" design, compartments filled with dotted tools, a central coat-of-arms of Marie Leczinska, Queen of Louis XV (Olivier 2507, fer 1), gilt fleur-de-lys in compartments of spine, edges gilt (some light rubbing); modern slipcase. Provenance: Marie Leczinska (1703-1768) Queen of Louis XV (arms on binding); Hans Fürstenberg (bookplate and pencil note 558); Otto Schäfer (his sale Sotheby's London, Dec 8, 1995 lot 457). The title with the lines "à l'usage de Rome," "Dedié à la Reine" and "Avec Approbation et Privilege du Roy" presumably inked out by a Republican hand.
Office de la Semaine Sainte avec des réfléxions et meditations pour la confession et communion dedié à la Reine pour l'usage de sa maison. Paris: la veuve Mazières and Garnier, 1728. 8o (193 x 126 mm). Double columns, engraved title and 3 engraved plates. (Half title and front free endpaper becoming loose.) Contemporary French red morocco elaborately gilt to a "fanfare" design, compartments filled with dotted tools, a central coat-of-arms of Marie Leczinska, Queen of Louis XV (Olivier 2507, fer 1), gilt fleur-de-lys in compartments of spine, edges gilt (some light rubbing); modern slipcase. Provenance: Marie Leczinska (1703-1768) Queen of Louis XV (arms on binding); Hans Fürstenberg (bookplate and pencil note 558); Otto Schäfer (his sale Sotheby's London, Dec 8, 1995 lot 457). The title with the lines "à l'usage de Rome," "Dedié à la Reine" and "Avec Approbation et Privilege du Roy" presumably inked out by a Republican hand.

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Office de la Semaine Sainte avec des réfléxions et meditations pour la confession et communion dedié à la Reine pour l'usage de sa maison. Paris: la veuve Mazières and Garnier, 1728. 8o (193 x 126 mm). Double columns, engraved title and 3 engraved plates. (Half title and front free endpaper becoming loose.) Contemporary French red morocco elaborately gilt to a "fanfare" design, compartments filled with dotted tools, a central coat-of-arms of Marie Leczinska, Queen of Louis XV (Olivier 2507, fer 1), gilt fleur-de-lys in compartments of spine, edges gilt (some light rubbing); modern slipcase. Provenance: Marie Leczinska (1703-1768) Queen of Louis XV (arms on binding); Hans Fürstenberg (bookplate and pencil note 558); Otto Schäfer (his sale Sotheby's London, Dec 8, 1995 lot 457). The title with the lines "à l'usage de Rome," "Dedié à la Reine" and "Avec Approbation et Privilege du Roy" presumably inked out by a Republican hand.

Office de la Semaine Sainte, à l'usage de la maison du Roy, imprimé par exprès commandement de sa Majesté. Conformément aux breviaries & messels Romain & Parisien. Avec les cérémonies de l'Eglise. Nouvelle édition. Paris: Jacques Collombat, 1728. 8o (216 x 139 mm). Engraved frontispiece and additional title ruled in red, 3 engraved section titles by Hombolt, woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials. Contemporary French red morocco elaborately gilt tooled "fanfare" design surrounding central coat-of-arms of Armand-Gaston de Rohan (Olivier, 2030 fer 31), spine elaborately gilt in six compartments, gilt lettered in second, edges gilt. Provenance: Armand-Gaston de Rohan (1674-1749) Cardinal (arms on binding); Otto Messner ("Sammlung Otto Messner" note on lower endpaper); Hans Fürstenberg (bookplate and pencil note 560); Otto Schäfer (his sale Sotheby's London, Dec 8, 1995 lot 456). New edition of the liturgy in Latin, with prefaces printed in red.

Office de la Semaine Sainte et de l'octave de Pasque, en latin et en francois, à l'usage de Rome et de Paris. Avec l'explication des Cérémonies de l'Eglise; et quelques Prièeres tirées de l'Ecriture Sainte, pour la Confession & la Communion. Paris: Florentin Delaune, 1703. 8o (192 x 129 mm). Double columns in French and Latin, engraved additional title by N. Chateau after Deberge and 3 full-page engraved illustrations in text, ruled in red. (Minor marginal staining to first few leaves, some light browning.) Contemporary French red morocco elaborately gilt to a fanfare design, spine in 6 compartments, gilt lettered in second, others with monogram of Duc d'Orléans surmounted by a crown (Olivier 2566, fer 12), gilt edges. (Some light worming and minor wear to spine ends.) Provenance: Hans Fürstenberg (bookplate and pencil note CF 557); Otto Schäfer (his sale Sotheby's London, Dec 8, 1995 lot 454). The engraved title with the arms of Philippe II Duc d'Orléans (1674-1723, regent of France 1715-1723) states that this Holy Week service book was printed for his household ("Pour la Maison de"...). (3)

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