75/1580 [Neo-gothic book production and medievalism. Manuscripts]. "Recueil Prières". Manuscript prayerbook on paper, ±1892, 7 watercolour miniatures heightened w. gold on VELLUM, general title, 66p. w. calligraphed text within gold decorative border, num. fine watercolours depicting flowers, bound by A. POILLEUX in contemp. bordeaux morocco, covers panelled with 2 thick gilt fillets filled in with black morocco inlay, a gilt dentelle border composed of gilt floral tools framing another ornamental dark morocco inlay border, 4 green morocco inlay fleur-de-lis cornerpieces, framing a gilt garden urn w. gilt tooled floral sprays proceding from it and enamelled in various inlay colours on frontcover, spine in six compartments, lettered in second and sixth "1892", the rest panelled and tooled in gilt and with enamelled centrepieces, boardedges gilt w. fillet line, doublures panelled with 6 gilt fillets, 4 gilt tooled rose cornerpieces with vegetal spray protruding from it, centre filled in w. blue morocco inlay, silk endpapers, a.e.g., kept in later custom cl. box.
- Very fine. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LI.
€ (1.000-1.500) 1000