Christian Texts Napoleonic France 1809 rare book w/ 1686 H. Vincent engravingsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Abrege Historique des Translations Prodigieuses de la Sainte Maison de Nazareth, by Murri.
Published 1809, Lorette, France by Hilaire Rossi.
47 pages. Text in French. 5 wood engraved illustrations. Three (of four?) large folding engraved plates (by Hubert Vincent in 1686) at rear.
Early paper covers. Interior contents toned with some damp staining, still displays a pleasing age patina. Curiously the large folding plates at the rear appear to be from the 17th century.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6 3/8" H x 4 3/8" W.