Les Pseaumes de David. Suivis de Cantiques et de Prieres

By: Bible

Price: $75.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Collectible: Good


16mo in 8s. 4 3/16 x 2 5/8 inches. (576) pp. Engraved frontispiece of King David drawn by A. Desenne and engraved by C. Johannot, engraved title page, 1 leaf of the Principes de Musique (do re mi), each Psalm opens with a musical setting followed by the text of the remaining verses, 16 ancient hymns, and a series of prayers, table of first lines of the psalms and hymns; text generally clean although there are pencil scribbles on the title page, pages 435-426 torn from the bottom edge up 2 inches right at the edge of the text, some pages dog-eared. Full tan calf, covers gilt ruled and decorated at the margins, elaborate gilt decorations on the spine along with a red leather title label, marbled end-pages, silk page marker; binding square and tight, corners showing, joints worn with loss, rear board has loss of the leather surface, spine ends chipped. Bookplate of "De la Librairie de J. P. F. Crosilhes, Place Royal, A Montauban." Owner's name in pencil on the recto of the frontispiece, "Mary Miller, 1830." From the library of Mel Kavin, southern California book binder, without distinguishing marks. IY815-139. Good. A lovely setting for the Psalms of David, showing expert musical typography. Also included are 16 ancient hymns and 8 devotional prayers. Chez Lefevre was a Parisian printer who kept the classics of French literature in print from the 1810s to the 1840s. Worldcat records over 700 titles for Chez Lefevre. Worldcat records 7 copies of this title (2 in Switzerland in online archives), all in continental institutions. J. P. F. Crosilhes was a printer and bookseller in Montauban, a commune in the Tarn-et-Garonne department in the Occitanie region of southern France.

Title: Les Pseaumes de David. Suivis de Cantiques et de Prieres

Author Name: Bible

Categories: Miniature Book,

Publisher: Paris, Chez Lefevre: 1817

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: IY815-139

Keywords: Les Pseaumes de David Suivis de Cantiques et de Prieres, Bible,