Title: Rituale Sive Agenda Ad Usum Ecclesiarum Metropolitanae Moguntinae, Et Cathedralium Herbipolensis Et Wormatiensis, 1671
Author: Johann Philipp
Publisher: Herbipoli, Typis Eliae Michaelis Zinck
A late 17th century edition of Philipp’s Ritual and Agenda for the Use of the Metropolitan Churches of Mainz, and the Cathedrals of Herbipolis and Worms. The text is printed in red and black, with pages of musical notation on scores.
There is a detached endpaper, full of contemporary notes.
This volume has been bound in blind stamped pigskin over wooden boards. There are tooled decorations to the center of the covers. There are roll stamped border decorations. The clasps are lacking. There are several cloth bookmarks.
One pigskin bound volume in quarto, (6)+425+84 pages
This volume is in good shape, with minor rubbing and wear to the binding, and rust damage to the clasp remnants to the rear cover. The rust has affected the outer margins of the pages at the rear. The first preliminary leaf is detached, and the title page is partially detached. Pages 365 to 470 have been damaged, with crude repairs, and some letter loss. There is foxing and staining throughout, heavier on a few pages.