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(BINDING, Maria Theresa)
L'Office de la Semaine Saincte, selon le Missel & le Breviaire Romain
Paris: par la Compagnie de Libraires, 1661. 5 engraved plates, 3 full-page illustrations to text. [iv], 832 (of ?) pp, incomplete at end. Text in French and Latin, ruled in red throughout. 12mo. Contemporary maroon morocco, covers stamped in gilt with repeating crowned monogram and arms of MARIA THERESA OF SPAIN AS QUEEN OF FRANCE, spine stamped in gilt with monogram in 6 compartments, a.e.g. Front joint just starting, small tear to title-page, scattered staining to text. Bookplate. 5 engraved plates, 3 full-page illustrations to text. [iv], 832 (of ?) pp, incomplete at end. Text in French and Latin, ruled in red throughout. 12mo. This 17th-century printing of the Office of the Holy Week, following the Roman Missal and Breviary is striking because of its royal French binding for Maria Theresa of Spain as Queen of France. Olivier 2506, stamps 1 & 4 (for binding)
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