6400. Beautiful binding in red morocco

BINDING. (BALESDENS, JEAN ?). Exercice spiritvel ou' le Chrestien peut apprendre la maniere d'employer le jour au service de Dieu. Par V. C. P. Reveu, corrigé, & augmenté. Dedié à madame la Chanceliere. Paris (P. Rocolet) 1657.

8vo (183x120 mm). (14), 624 pp. Title with engraved vignette. Front endpapers with manuscript notes in French.
Dark red contemporaryfull morocco, probably French, slightly worn and rubbed at edges, lavishly gilt decorated boards and spine with stars and ornaments, inner dentelles, gilt edges decorated with flowers in red and blue colours.