Title: L'office de la Semaine Sainte a l'usage de la Maison du Roi, imprime par expres commandement de S.M. conformement aux Breviaires et Messels Romain et Parisien, avec les ceremonies de l'Eglise, 1772
Author: Jean-Baptiste Morvan de Bellegarde; Catholic Church
Publisher: A Paris, Chez Jean-Thomas Herissant
Condition: Very Good
A scarce and late18th century bilingual edition of the Divine Office for Holy Week in Latin and French, in accordance with the Breviaries and Messels Romain and Parisien.
The Holy Week offices (liturgies) lead worshipers through the events of the final days before Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. This volume gathers the prayers and biblical readings appointed for the entire week, including Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday. The text is in parallel columns of French and Latin.
This copy is present in a red morocco binding, with gilt tooling to the edges and spines, and gilt page edges.
One finely bound volume in 12mo, 780 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with minor rubbing and wear, a small wormhole to the front board, and light stress to the spine. There is minor foxing and staining throughout.