Fenelon Reflections 1823 leather near miniature book gilt decorated lovely rareBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Religious Meditations, Miniature Books, Archbishop Fenelon].
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Pious Reflections for Every Day of the Month, trans. from Archbishop Fenelon.
Published 1823, London by G & W.B. Whittaker & C. Baldwin.
104 pages. Near miniature book.
Period full red grained morocco leather binding, raised bands, gilt decorated compartments, covers gilt ruled and lettered, turn ins and all edges gilt.
Joints a bit scuffed and rubbed although covers still firmly attached. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Handsome near-miniature volume of religious meditations by the French Archbishop Fenelon. This English translation retains a wonderful shelf appearance, as well as a clean interior. Pleasing antiquarian book with nice age patina.
Book measures: 3 3/4" H X 2 1/2" W.