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"The Roman Ritual, Paul V. Published by order of the Supreme Pontiff. The last edition with accents.
Full leather volume with raised bands. Appears to be the original wraps. Brass clasp hooks still at outer edges. Clasps are gone. Measures 22x14 cm. 518 pp. (8vo)
Leather wraps have shelf rubs. Some through the leather. The upper outer corner has heavy rubs and the upper spine has morderate/ heavy rubs. Blind stamped front and back covers.
More pictures of any area available as requested.
This has a antique French bookplate in the upper area of the back of the cover.
Some fade to the marbled endpapers. Prev owners signature and info on second blank endpaper dated 1886. A chip to the bottom of the title page that does not bother the text and a few other light pencil notes. Binding seems tight.
Text pages seem clean and tight. Red ink edged. Very rare early musical notes in several chapters. Red and black ink throughout. Indexed and a section of the names of the holy near the end.
Estate of a very fine book collector.
An amazing addition to any collection. Very rare. (Only copy of this edition on the web and by far the oldest)
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