Old German Celluloid Cover Art Prayer Book

Lovely old German, in German language, prayer book with beautiful celluloid or similar material with cover art of Jesus offering First Communion, Eucharist, surrounded with decorations on the celluloid of leaves and flowers with some wear on the leaves color, but the art wonderful. The clasp is also a celluloid material in working condition, the outer page edges of shiny gold gilt, original marker ribbon. Inside the front cover a beautiful faux mother of pearl cross with lovely crucifix with prayer in German across from it. Facing the title page a lovely print of the young Jesus holding the Book, We just cannot make out the book title as we do not speak German,it was published by Benziger Brothers , the Imprimatur Chur, 1913, Georgius , Bischof. 464 pages and in good condition with mild age wear, prior owner name written in the back which has been erased but still slightly visible. The book measures 3 & 5/8" tall, 2 & 1/2" wide and 5/8" thick.

Item ID: RB-652

$195 USD

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