Title: Himmlische Segensquelle. Erbauungsbuch zur ...
Publisher: Einsiedeln(Schweiz). von Eberle, Kälin & Cie. New York und Cincinnati bei Br. Pustet & Cie.
Publication Date: 1899
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
480 printed pages. Frontispiece. Black and white printed Gothic typescript in German. All edges gilt. From the contemporary loosely inserted printed slips, an engagement present ("zur Belobung" translates to on your engagement ). 82 x 120 mm. Splendid original purple velvet binding, with silver metal and bone mounts with brass pins of a central carved crucifix, with architectural abstract surrounds above a floral etched silver metal cut-out ground. Brass edges and brass floral clasp, with original embossed white endpapers. Preserved in original, decorative paper lined and black, 'engine-turned', embossed paper covered box (printed segensquelle 85a on the brown paper covered bottom edge). Loosely inserted is a contemporary publisher's folding advertisement for three other religious books. 19th century, near miniature, Swiss, devotional, Prayer book, in unusual Gothic binding. Seller Inventory # 5251