[Fore-edge painting]. Les psaumes de David.

Neuchâtel, Louis Fauche-Borel, 1803.

12mo. 606 pp. Contemporary full red calf with giltstamped covers, spine and spine-label. Marbled pastedowns. Fore-edge painted. All edges gilt. In card slipcase.


Attractive French miniature Psalter decorated with a delicate fore-edge painting and bound in sumptuous full morocco. Anonymously prepared, the fore-edge painting depicts a view of Notre Dame de Paris from the Seine.

A gift copy inscribed to flyleaf: "A ma bien aimée Suzanne, en souvenir de sa grand' maman et de sa maman. / Mulhouse le 20 4/99".

Extremities slightly rubbed. The beautiful red calf biniding features gilt borders and a gilt spine, the latter showing small abstract ornaments as well as a lyre.

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