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Le Tombeau de Saint Dominique
Librairie Internationale de l'Oeuvre de Saint-Paul, Paris 1895 - Large Folio (40cm tall), x + 178 + XXXVII plates (with tissue). Full dark brown leather with moderate to heavy edge-wear and moderate rubbing/scuffing to boards. Blind-tooled armorial seal to covers with Latin motto of the Blackfriars, "Laudere, Benedicere, Praedicere". Blind-tooled border on front and rear covers. Exceptional inner gilt dentelles and marbled endpapers. Ink gift inscription to front free endpaper in a fine hand. Ex-friary library stamps to interior. With illustrations in addition to the plates. Pages are clean and bright. Binding strong. A rare presentation on the tomb of St. Dominic (1170-1221 A.D.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Vivarium Books]
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