Book Details


Missale Romanum : ex decreto sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini restitutum Pii V. Pont. Max. iussu editum, et Clementis VIII.
Published: Antverpiae : Ex typographia Plantiniana apud viduam Balthasaris Moreti, 1701.
Description: This beautiful missal is bound in red velvet with silver clasps and decorations, gilt edges, leather tabs, and red silk bookmarks. The text is printed throughout in red and black, and there are amazing engravings after works by Rubens. Interestingly, the name of a previous owner is engraved on one of the clasps: "HAC Defresne Possessor - 1817." For more information, see our Tumblr blog.
Condition/Repair: The front hinge is cracking. The conservator will reinforce it with a new piece of cloth.
Donation Needed: $100.00