Processionarium.- Iuxta ritum Sacri Ord. Praedicatorum auctoritate Aptica approbatum.

Romae, Typus Manelphi Malephi, (1638) (Colophon). Small 8vo. Near cont. full calf w. richly gilt back. Gilt lettering on boards ("CANTORA" on front-board, "MAGIORA" on back-board). W. one intact and one partly preserved clasp. All edges gilt. Spine cracked, lower capital lacking leather, extremities a bit worn. Beautiful engr. t-p. (of procession). Printed in red and black throughout. About 2/3 of pp. w. musical notes, woodcut initials. T-p. mounted. About 10 leaves repaired w. (fairly small) loss of notes and text added in neat hand. A few leaves w. small marginal loss, affecting a few letters. (8), 444 pp.

With ex libris of "Rob. de Billy". With printed dedication to Pope Urban VIII; the work gives information on how to conduct religious processions and rites musically, with numerous prayers and chants. Rare. Not in Brunet, not in Graesse.

Order-nr.: 29189

DKK 13.500,00