ex decreto sacrosancti Concilli Tridentini restitutum S. Pii V.
Pontificis Maximi jussu editum, Clementis VIII. & Urbani VIII.
Auctoritate Recognitum: Cui accessere Sanctorum Missæ ad hanc usque
diem per Summos Pontifices novissimè Emanatæ.
VENETIIS: APUD NICHOLAUM PEZZANA, 1749.
VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition. Rare and
exquisite finely bound Italian Catholic liturgical Missal with
gorgeous binding, stunning adornments and full page copper plates.
Bound in original gilt embellished red leather, as shown with ornate
inset and flourished gilt borders and corners, with each corner
carrying full raised relief metal corner fittings, as well as
central raised metal decorations in metal as well. Similar gilt
designing and raised bands to the spine as well. Some light rubbing,
a real stunner externally with a binding seldom seen in such an
ornate and lavish preservation state. All page edges gilt with the
corners etched with gauffered designing. . Text in Latin, black and
red; illustrated in text black and white devices as well as full
page engraved copper-plate scenes, including full page depiction of
the Crucifixion, as well as initials, music and more. Contains
Catholic prayers, chants, rituals and much more related Liturgical
material. Includes a section on exorcisms and demonic removal, as
well as a handful of added manuscript leaves at the rear, as shown.
A few stains, a few pages with a few chips; main block in great