Title: Instruzione ed Apparecchio per Ben Confessarsi E Communicarsi; Bound With; Il Giovane Angelico san Luigi Gonzaga, 18th Century. Embroidered Binding
Author: Giuseppe Mazzucchelli; Stamperia Malatesta
Publisher: In Milano, per gli eredi di Giuseppe Mazzucchelli
Condition: Very Good
An 18th century edition of the Instruction and Apparatus for Well Confessing And Communicating. Additionally bound is a similarly undated copy of the Young Angelic Saint Luigi Gonzaga: proposed as an exemplar of well-living, in some considerations, prayers, practices of virtue, and examples.
This volume is in a hand-embroidered binding, with silk threads of green, blue, pink, and pink, as well as gold metalwork threads. To the spine are raised bands. To the covers are displayed colorful flowering designs, with three flowers to the front, three to the rear, and additional leaves.
This volume bears the stamp of the dissolved monastery library Franziskaner Kloster Detteibach.
Two works bound into one embroidered volume in 32mo, 93, 128 pagesThis volume is in very good shape, with minor rubbing and staining to the binding, and the stitching having come undone at the lower right corner of the front cover, and the spine. There is some scattered staining throughout.