Title: Officium Beatae Mariae Virginis. S. Pii V Pontificis Maximi jussu editum, et Urbani VIII auctoritate recognitum, 1761. Book of Hours
Author: Catholic Church
Publisher: Venetiis, Apud Nicolaum Pezzana
A mid 18th century edition of the Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary Published by order of St. Pius V, Pope Maximus, and revised by the authority of Urban VIII. A beautifully bound Book of Hours, with seven full page engravings.
This volume has been exquisitely bound in burgundy morocco leather, with rich gilt tooling to the boards and spine. A cross has been etched to the covers.
One finely bound volume in 24mo, (30)+366 pages
This volume is in good shape, with some rubbing and wear to the binding, and stress to the hinges. There are several holes where the clasps would have been. There is foxing and staining throughout.