Physical description

This is a plain brown book with small diagonal squares pattern on the covers. La Nourriture De L'ame, ou Recueil De Prieres pour les Principales Fetes de L'annee which translates to - The Food for the Soul or Collection of Prayers for the Main Holidays of the Week. The author is Jean- Rodolphe Ostervald, pastor of the French Church of Bale. There is a drawing on the frontispiece of Jesus talking to men. At the back is a Table of Contents. Some pencil markings inside, foxing and tanning. There are two bookmarks included - One has Federal printed on it in red lettering with a rising sun pattern at each end with a French handwritten message written on the front and back. Another paper used as a bookmark has Y Foy and Gibson, Melbourne. 545p.

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Inscriptions & markings

Susanne Deschamp is written in faded black ink at the top front of the back of the title page, and under the title is written The Nourishment of the Sole. On an enclosed Federal bookmark there is handwritten in black ink - Sil elle vit encore ( if she's still alive) and Sil est encore vivante ( she's still alive).


Food for the Soul - a collection of prayers for every day of the week and for the main holidays of the week.