French 19th-century brown morocco gilt with doublures of green morocco gilt, signed at base of spine by Lenègre and lettered: Preces Piae.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913.
86 leaves (1 column, 33 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 185 x 111 mm
Sold by Sotheby's (London, May 24, 1848, lot 48) to H. Bohn, who sold it in 1848 to the Earl of Ashburnham (appendix, no. 58); his sale, (London, 1899, no. 19) to Quaritch; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Quaritch before 1913; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).