This is a lovely example of an antique Italian prayer book holding prayers for the Holy service. It is bound in fine black leather which is delicately embossed with scroll adornment which is partly gilded. The border is set in a fine decorated and detailed crafted gilded metal frame with two beautiful closures. In side are various pictures of the Catholic calendar year. The pages are gilt edged. The binding is in sound condition. The prayer book is in excellent condition and dated at the 19th century.
Length: 5.5"(14cm) Width: 3.5"( 9cm)