Lot 452

§ Antiphonary. Officia, Propria. Ecclesiae Parochialis Sancti Lupi et Aegidii. Parisiis. Juxta parisiense Novum Brevirarium & Missale. Exact Concinnata Parochiae S. Lupi. et Aegidii, Gabriel. Breon. Canotr, Scripsit, & adornavit Anno, reparatae salutis humanae M.D.CCC.XVI. Paris, 1816.
In-8 of [2] ff.-537 pp.-[1] f. Long garnet-red morocco, richly decorated smooth spine, gilt title, beautiful double fillet frame, gilt garlands of pampre and fleur-de-lys, gilt coat of arms in the centre of the covers, gilt roulette on the cups and the hunting bowls, gilt tr. (contemporary binding, signed by P. Lesné).
Very beautiful small antiphonary of the Parisian parish of Saint-Leu-Saint-Gilles handwritten and decorated by Jean Louis Gabriel Bréon, with 7 engravings out of text of the time, bound with the arms of Louis XVIII.
The church Saint-Leu-Saint-Gilles is located in Paris rue Saint-Denis; it was several rebuilt and remodelled until 1857.

Location of the item
France - 75009 - paris