Title: Book of Hours, Ordinaire de la Messe, Late 19th/Early 20th Century
Condition: Very Good
A printed and hand painted Book of Hours, comprising the Ordinaire of the Mass, containing ecclesiastical prayers printed and decorated in the style of a medieval Book of Hours. The text, printed on twelve lines per page is framed with unique decorations for each page, and are painted in various vibrant watercolors, gouache, gold and silver. The text is also similarly decorated, with painted initials and filler lines. There is an extravagantly painted secondary title page, brightly decorating the printed designs.
One finely bound illuminated volume in octavo, 62 illuminated pages
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with little rubbing or wear to the binding. There is very light foxing and some toning to the pages.