Title: Christlicher Bericht vom hochheiligen Opffer der heiligen Meß; Bound With; Joannis Tritenhemii Abbatis Spanhemensis liber octo quaestionum, 1603/1601
Author: Jodocus Lorichius; Johannes Trithemius
Publisher: Freyburg im Breyßgaw, Bockler; Moguntiae, In Officina Typographica Ioannis Albini
Condition: Very Good
An extremely scarce early 17th century edition of Lorichius’s Christian Report of the Most Holy Sacrifice of the Holy Mass: instituted by Christ Jesus our Lord himself, and therefore always been kept in the Christian churches; read together by devout, God-loving Christians for instruction and consolation, and simply described. Additionally bound is a scarce early 17th century edition of Spanish abbot Trithemius’ Book of Eight Questions, which Maximilian Caesar proposed to him to resolve, including On Faith and Intellect, On the Faith Necessary for Salvation, Of the Miracles of the Infidels, and more.
This volume has been bound in blind tooled pigskin over wooden boards. There is a tooled image of the Baptism of Jesus to the front cover, and The Annunciation to the rear. There are roll stamped border icons.
Worldcat records two existing copies of the first title, and 16 of the second title in libraries.
Two works bound into one pigskin volume in 12mo, (24)+235, (8)+76 [actually 86] pages
This volume is in very good shape, with minor rubbing and wear to the binding. The first title page is detached. There is some staining and toning throughout.