Title: Sermonum Dominicalium ex Epistolis et Evangeliis Totius Anni; With: Sermonum ad Sacros Evangeliorum Sensus Explicandos. Pars aestivalis and hyemalis. Pars Quadragesimalis. 1591-1592
Author: Guillaume Pepin
Publisher: Venezia, Ex Ioannis Antonij Bertani typorapheio
Condition: Very Good-Good
An extremely scarce late 16th century edition of theologian Pepin’s collection of Sunday Sermons from the Epistles and Gospels of the Whole Year; With: Sermons to Explain the Sacred Meanings of the Gospels. Parts Summer and Winter, and part of Lent.
These volumes have been bound in blind stamped pigskin over wooden boards. There are tooled images of God the Father and Jesus to the center of the front and rear covers. There are roll stamped border icons of Saints Fides and Spes, as well as Justice and Patien. Two volumes have three of four working clasps, with Pars Aestivalis lacking clasps.
This volume bears the stamps of the dissolved Franciscan monastery known as the Church of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, in Miltenbergm, and dissolved monastery library Franziskaner Kloster Dettelbach.
USTC records 12 existing copies of Pars Aestivalis and Hyemalis, and 8 existing copies of Pars Quadragesimalis in libraries.
Three pigskin bound volumes in octavo, (8)+367, (1)+499, (8)+348 leaves
These volumes are in good to very good shape, with rubbing and wear to the binding, causing the tooling to fade in spaces. Pages 343 to 348 in Pars Aestivalis have been partially eviscerated. There is minor foxing throughout.