Tours: Alfred Mame et Fils, n.d.
"Edition Diamant" 12mo( 5 1/4 "). 575p, 56P. Illustrated with full-page plates engraved by J. Chevron after L.J. Hallez. Decorated title-page and decorative borders on every page by F. Simon after Giacomelli. Bound by Adolphe Bretrand in full blue crushed morocco, a.e.g., watered silk doblures and flyleaves, the spine with gilt title and simple gilt panel ornaments, the covers with central gilt decoration and Christian symbols and small corner ornaments, fancy dentelles. Housed in silk-lined fiber board box. Very fine, box worn. Item #19728
Laid in are 4 religious cards with engraved pictures, and 3 other religious souvenirs commemorating the first communions of Jean and Odette Deshayes.
With the bookseller's label: F. Curot Librairie & Bijouterie de Religion. Paris.
An excellent example of this genre in perfect condition.