Anioł Stróż albo Książka do Nabożeństwa.

By: GAJEWSKI, PIOTR.

Price: $125.00

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GAJEWSKI, PIOTR. Anioł Stróż albo Książka do Nabożeństwa. Ulożyl Ks. Piotr Gajewski, M.S.F. Kevelaer. Nakladem Ksiegarni Józefa Thuma i. F. K. Sikorskiego, Grudziądz. 1926 r. Printed in Poland. 6.1 x 9.8cm (outside) or 5.9 x 9.4cm (inside). $125.00 Bound padded black morocco covers with simple gilt & green tooled vine, flower & cross on front cover; gilt title on spine. Working strap & snap; gilt & red page edges are gauffered. Black cloth front endpapers and rear free endpaper. Paste-down rear endpaper is tooled in gilt with a decorative edge and gilt candlestick plus line designs and 4 round balls at bottom; top half with green flap tooled with gilt cross & border, that lifts up to reveal a circular pocket lined with blue, red & green floral design. There is an insert to the pocket that moves up and down when the leather strap is moved up and down. Title printed in read & black; all pages printed within red ruled border. Leather is wearing and split 1-3mm at top and bottom of both hinges; leather rubbed some and just wearing through at three corners; page edges worn some with several starts, pages tanned. Pagination: (1) title, (1) Imprimatur, (1) dedication, p.4 table of dates, 5-12 contents-feasts, 13-320pp prayer book. There is a sepia frontispiece of Christ on the cross. There are 9 b&w illustrations printed in the text including a small circular one of a medallion containing Pope Leon XIII. The other 8 picture a priest at various stations in the church. Name in earlier pen written on front flyleaf: Micozuslaw Piskadlo A charming little Polish Prayer Book with some wear but still quite nice.

Title: Anioł Stróż albo Książka do Nabożeństwa.

Author Name: GAJEWSKI, PIOTR.

Illustrator: Grudziadz, Poland

Categories: PRAYER & PRAYER BOOKS, CATHOLIC CHURCH, ROMAN, BINDINGS-FINE, 20TH CENTURY BOOKS,

Publisher: Small Polish Prayer Book, Printed in Grudziadz, Poland, 1926, Leather, with Hidden Pocket inside rear cover: 1926

Binding: Leather

Book Condition: Bound padded black morocco covers with simple gilt & green tooled vine, flower & cross on front cover; gilt title on spine. Working strap & snap; gilt & red page edges are gauffered. Black cloth front endpapers and rear free endpaper. Paste-down rear endpaper is tooled in gilt with a decorative edge and gilt candlestick plus line designs and 4 round balls at bottom; top half with green flap tooled with gilt cross & border, that lifts up to reveal a circular pocket lined with blue, red & green floral design. There is an insert to the pocket that moves up and down when the leather strap is moved up and down. Title printed in read & black; all pages printed within red ruled border. Leather is wearing and split 1-3mm at top and bottom of both hinges; leather rubbed some and just wearing through at three corners; page edges worn some with several starts, pages tanned.

Size: 6.1 x 9.8cm

Book Number: 17803

Keywords: Poland, 20th Century Books, Fine Bindings, leather bindings, Prayer Books,