1749 ORNATE Latin Catholic Roman Missale - Missale Romanun -with full page engravings, in red and black, music staves and astounding binding with corners and centerpiece - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1749 ORNATE Latin Catholic Roman Missale - Missale Romanun -with full page engravings, in red and black, music staves and astounding  binding with corners and centerpiece
Size: 9.5" x 6.5" x 2.5
Publisher: Venice, Nicholaum Pezzana
VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition

Price: $975.00

MISSALE ROMANUM
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 shape otherwise. 
 
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