Notation on the title page reads, "Dedicated to the Queen for usage in her house." This book belonged to the Dauphin, heir to the French throne. Note the dolphins in the coat of arms on the front cover. This elaborate embellishment also denotes that the book was made for someone in the immediate royal family.
Holy Week, meaning Easter Week, in Latin and French for use in Rome and Paris with reflections and meditations, prayers and instructions for confession and communion. Dedicated to the Queen of Louis XV, Marie Leczinska, for usage in her services. Bearing the arms of her son, the Dauphin of France. Printed in Paris in 1728 by Mazieres and Garnier, printers to the Queen.