Title: Morgen Gebett Allerheiligste. German Manuscript Book of Prayer, 1821
A charming early 19th century German manuscript book of prayer, more commonly known as a Gebetbuch, written in 1821 or earlier. This manuscript is entitled the Morning Prayer to the Most Holy.
The text is written in a flowing hand, using black and red ink interchangeably, with calligraphed sections headed in red, and ornate initials. There are six artistically hand-illustrated and colored pages, with cherubs and flowering designs, with one page containing a large hand drawn and colored illustration of the Arma Christi.
There is a bookplate for one Werner Matthaus Schnell.
The title page appears to be lacking.
One finely bound manuscript in 12mo, 204 pages
This manuscript is in good shape, with some rubbing and slight leather lackings to the binding. The inner margins have old staining, with some of the text faded. There is some scattered foxing. The binding is splayed.