Old & rare prayerbook, 1819 in beautiful gold-stamped binding
Old & Rare early 19th edition of this prayer book that can be translated as "The joys of the Christian", published at the address of Einsiedeln (Switzerland) in 1819, nicely printed in Gothic on laid paper. Die freuden des christen in Gottund Religion - Einsiedeln, 1819 - Gold-stamped red Morocco binding - 392pp, 2fl. 16,5 x 10 cm. With a beautiful title page in red and black in a decorative frame, adorned as the frontispiece with a captioned engraving at the bottom.
Very fine copy, set in a luxurious contemporary binding in full long-grain red morocco, adorned with rich gilt decoration on the spine and around the covers. Provenance mark on the top cover (struck in gold letters) M.
Handwritten ex-libris on the first endpaper dated 1820. Contains religious texts prayers, elegies, litanies, etc. Condition: decorative binding, solid, hardly any traces of use. Interior some foxing, but otherwise clean and compact. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "tradetraveler65" and is located in this country: NL. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Binding: Fine Binding
- Place of Publication: Vienna
- Language: German
- Special Attributes: 1st Edition, Ex-Library, Illustrated, Luxury Edition, Manuscript
- Region: Europe
- Topic: Christianity, Bibles
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
- Modified Item: No
- Subject: Religion & Spirituality
- Year Printed: 1819
- Original/Facsimile: Original