SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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[RELIGION]
Prières pour la communion.[Prayers for Communion].

Published
[Paris] c.1909
Plates
37
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Value
0-5000
Published
[Paris] c.1909
Ref
1493

1 vol. In-8. [22]ff. Plein maroquin bleu gris, dos à nerfs orné de filets à froid, titre doré, large guirlande intérieure do-rée, doublure et garde de soie myrrhée, étui et emboîtage cartonnés. Manuscrit enluminé avec 6 aquarelles hors-texte signées Marguerite de Ménager. Full blue-grey morocco with gilt lettering to spine; raised bands in blind to spine; silk lined front and rear pastedowns with elaborate and elegant inner dentelles in gilt; endpapers in gilt; all edges gilt; illuminated manuscript; title page and 6 full page watercolours with approximately 30 beautifully illuminated pages of religious text, featuring: flowers, heraldic shields, birds, and coloured initial letters; gilt initials of "Marguerite de Menager" to front free endpaper. In fine condition. With matching protective cardboard case and outer slipcase. Coloured plates in order: 1. Title page. 2. Full page watercolour of a holy lady picking flowers in a garden. 3. Illuminated page of text. 'Avant la Communion...' 4. Illumiated page of text. '....Oui Seigneur...' 5. Illuminated page of text. '...Je crois Seigneur...' 6. Illuminated page of text. '...moi plus meprisable...' 7. Illuminated page of text. '...Acte de Contrition...' 8. Illuminated page of text. '....tout mon coeur...' 9. Full page watercolour of a Knight holding a holy banner in a chapel. 10. Illuminated page of text. '...o mon dieu et renouvelez....' 11. Illuminated page of text. '....toute la confiance...' 12. Illuminated page of text. '...Acte de Desir...' 13. Illuminated page of text. '...bonte, que vous veniez a moi...' 14. Illuminated page of text. '...coeur, ma joie, mes delices...' 15. Illuminated page of text. '...venez, Seigneur Jesus, venez...' 16. Full page watercolour of angels. 17. Illuminated page of text. '...Apres la Communion...' 18. Illuminated page of text. '...si ce n'est de me faire, et de vous hinorer...' 19. Illuminated page of text. '....Acte d'Amour...' 20. Illuminated page of text. '....je tout coeur pour vous aimer...' 21. Illuminated page of text. '...Acte de Remerciement...' 22. Illuminated page of text. '....me faites aujourd'hui?...' 23. Full page watercolour of 'St. Marie Madeleine.' 24. Illuminated page of text. '...doux Sauveur, que je vous remercie...' 25. Illuminated page of text. '...que je vous ai, o men Dieu !...' 26. Illuminated page of text. '...Acte de Demande...' 27. Illuminated page of text. '...magnifique, repandez-les avec profusion...'' 28. Illuminated page of text. ....'vivez en moi asin que je vive en vous...' 29. Illuminated page of text. 'Acte d'Offrande...' 30. Illuminated page of text. '....tout ce que je formerai....' 31. Illuminated page of text. '...Acte de Bon Propos...' 32. Full page watercolour of 'Sainte Marguerite.' 33. Illuminated page of text. '....et je me propose avec le secours...' 34. Illuminated page of text. '...dans mes devoirs ni de langueur dans votre service....' 35. Illuminated page of text. '....Confirmez o Dieu de bonte, le desir...' 36. Illuminated page of text. '...ratus, es in nobis...' 37. Full page watercolour depicting Mary and the infant Jesus, with the three wise men kneeling before them.