Direction spirituelle

Record ID: 
77103
Accession number: 
MS M.205-206
Title: 
Direction spirituelle
Created: 
France, 1759.
Binding: 
French 18th-century dark red morocco by Fournier or Derome, with arms of Madame Adélaïde, daughter of Louis XV of France.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1906.
Description: 
2 v. (109, 124 leaves (1 column, 16 lines), bound : paper ; 170 x 110 mm
Provenance: 
Written for Madame Adélaïde, daughter of Louis XV of France; D. Dering collection; Leigh family (bookplate on front flyleaf; arms arg. a fess sa. in chief three mullets of the second the middle one pierced); R.D. Dynley sale (London, Feb. 4, 1889, no. 13) to Toovey; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson in 1906; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. written in France in 1759.
Scribe: Gallemant, who has signed the title page of each volume.
An index at the end of each volume may be in the hand of Madame Adélaïde.

Variant Title: 

Méditations sur le sacrifice de la Messe, le sacrement de Penitence

Script: 
cursive script
Language: 
French
Century: 
Classification: