Auction 107, Lot 638

"Missale Romanum… ex decreto Sacrosancti Consilii Tridentini restitutum…",

Subject: Miscellaneous Books

Period: 1616 (dated)



8.2 x 12 inches
20.8 x 30.5 cm

Complete octavo edition of the Tridentine missal finely printed in red and black and illustrated with two fine copper engravings by Hans Collaert (Annunciation and Crucifixion) and a decorative title page. Published by Ioannem Keerbergium. The Canon Missae includes several pages of music, each with a leather tab attached for quick access. 593 pp. + index. Rebound in full leather (probably 19th century) with gilt embossed covers and raised bands. Ink notation of a previous owner (1909) on endpaper.


Condition: B

Some manuscript brown ink notations on title page, few tiny wormholes in last few pages, couple of leather tabs missing. Binding rubbed with crack along front cover. Contents generally very good.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200

Sold for: $600

Closed on 6/9/2004