1690 Exquisite Latin Catholic Roman Missale with full page engraving, printed in red and black with music staves and astounding original binding - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1690 Exquisite Latin Catholic Roman Missale with full page engraving, printed in red and black with music staves and astounding original binding
Size: 12.5" x 8.75" x 3.25
Publisher: Munich: Joannis Jaecklini
VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT conditon
Bible is SOLD
A true antique treasure printed in 1680 with astoundingly beautiful art!
LATE 17th CENTURY FOLIO BAROQUE MISSALE ROMANUM in a SUPERB ORNATE FINE CALF ORNATE BRASS ADORNED GILT BINDING
Missale Romanum ex decreto sacrosancti Concilii Tridenti Restitum, etc.
Munich: Joannis Jaecklini [i.e. Jaeckel], 1690.

Bound in its original gorgeous ornate leather binding, this is a 17th Century folio Missal, in a  stunning contemporary binding of full brown German morocco elaborately embellished in gilt, the covers with a central lozenge of gouge work within a rectangular panel with elaborate gouge work corner pieces, surrounded by multiple rolls and tools, each cover with protective flat brass bosses; the foredge with the original brass straps and clasps in full function. The spine is presented in seven compartments as well, a bit faded but still very elaborately tooled.
VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition. There are a few very neat restorations to the extremities of the spine, as well as the joints strengthened, else presented as true as the day it was bound. Page edges red with tabs, as shown; floral pastedowns. Paginates complete; [60], 624, cxxvii, [6], 14 pp.; [2], 44, [12] pp. last two sections with separate title pages; printed in red and black, with multiple fine full page engravings. Leaves additionally feature gorgeous red and black printing, music, hand colored illustrated initials, and various red and black devices, as shown. Rare section in the rear for exorcism and dealing with demons, an interesting addition. Measures 12.5" x 8.75" x 3.25". A magnificent example of late 17th century German liturgical printing, housed in a splendid fine binding of the Late German Baroque period.
 
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