Copy of Henri V of France, Count of Chambord
714. [Binding - Liturgy]
Folio: xv--514 pp. (occ. minor spotting, marg. soiling on p. vii).
19th-c. straight-grained red morocco gilt orn. in the roccoco style, large black painted fillet and gilt fillet frame on boards, gilt corner tools and fillets, large central gilt chalice, flat spine framed with a gilt fillet and orn. with leaf and palm design tools, ivory moiré paper doublures framed with gilt roll and fillet, endpapers in same paper, a.e.g. (some sm. scratches and sl. rubbing, one corner bumped, some foxing and/or spotting on doublures and endpapers). Nice copy.
Edition ill. with an engr. title-vignette and 158 nice liturgical scenes engr. in text by Andrea Rossi. Title and text in 2 col. printed in red and black. With numerous music notation.
ref. ICCU (2 copies). - LHD (2 copies). - Not CCFr, UniCat.
Prov. Henri d'Artois (1820-1883), Count of Chambord, grandson of King Charles X and last heir of the elder branch of the Bourbons ans, as Henry V, pretender to the French throne from 1830 (bookpl. with mention "De la bibliothèque du Comte de Chambord [...]. Acquise par Maggs Bros. Ltd. de Londres"). - Don Jaime de Bourbon (1870-1931), Duke of Anjou and Madrid, pretender to the French and Spanish thrones (ms. entry dated "château de Frohsdorf 1900" on bl. endpaper).
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