Lot 99

La Sainte Messe. With over 200 hand-coloured drawings, borders, initials and book decoration, heightened with gold tincture and executed in bright colours on 50 leaves. Drawn by Bouasse Lebet Fils & Massin, Paris about 1898. 3 sheets, 50 sheets, 4 sheets. (with plain red borders). 3 sheets. Hand bound brown full marquee binding with inlaid vignette (Christ and Mary), signed: Bouasse Lebet Fils & Massin. Endpapers with rich gold embossed dublure and moirée silk, ligature L.R.) standing edge fillets. (Binding partly faded). In slipcase.
Book of Hours - Missal

La Sainte Messe. With over 200 hand-coloured drawings, borders, initials and book decoration, heightened with gold tincture and executed in bright colours on 50 leaves. Drawn by Bouasse Lebet Fils & Massin, Paris about 1898. 3 sheets, 50 sheets, 4 sheets. (with plain red borders). 3 sheets. Hand bound brown full marquee binding with inlaid vignette (Christ and Mary), signed: Bouasse Lebet Fils & Massin. Endpapers with rich gold embossed dublure and moirée silk, ligature L.R.) standing edge fillets. (Binding partly faded). In slipcase.
Missal executed in the neo-Gothic style of medieval Flemish and Burgundian book illumination with numerous prayers. Attached Mass de Marriage.
With more than 200 hand-coloured drawings, borders, initials and book decoration heightened with gold tincture and executed in bright colours on 50 leaves. Brown full Morocco binding with golden spine title, blind-tooled fillets and rich gold-tooled inner doublure with magnificent floral moiré silk. (Minimally rubbed at the edges). - A missal with numerous prayers in the neo-Gothic style of medieval Flemish and Burgundian illumination. Attached Mass de Marriage.