Title: Orationes sex: in natalem saluatoris, in festum epiphaniorum, in sanctum lavacrum, in sanctam resurrectionem, in sanctam pentecostem, in encaenia sive novum dominicum, 1521
Author: Gregorio Nacianceno; Willibald Pirckheimer
Publisher: Nornbergae, Peypus
A first edition of the Pirckheimer’s translation of Gregory of Nazareth’s Six Prayers, the Birthday of the Savior, the Feast of the Epiphany with holy water, the Resurrection, and Pentecost Sunday at the dedication or the new. Of Willibald Pirckheimer himself, he was a German humanist, friend to Erasmus of Rotterdam, adviser to Maximillian I and then to Charles Quint. A scarce post-incunable.
Worldcat records only 13 existing copies of this edition in existing libraries.
One finely bound volume in octavo, 51 of 52 leaves
On note of condition, this volume is in good shape, with minor rubbing and wear to the boards, and light stress to the spine and joints. The title page is lacking, with minor foxing throughout.