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[BREVIARY - Roman] . Breviarium Romanum ex decreto SancosanctiConcilii Trident restitutum, Pii V. Pontificis Maximi iussu editum;Clementis VIII.primum; nunc denuo Urbani PP. VIII. Auctoritaterecognitum.
Antwerp. Ex Typographia Plantiniana. 1719.
4to. 24.4x18.5cm, [25],628,ccxvii, [3],4,4pp., rubricated throughout, engravedvignette title page & 2 engraved plates, many initial letters printed inblack and red, a few elaborate tailpieces in red, with index of psalms,canticles & hymns, in contemporary full roan restored, raised bands,elaborated gilt decorations in the spine panels and on the boards,a.e.g., new endpapers, three tabs affixed, slight damp stain to the lowerfront margin towards the back a very good copy, we have not been able tolocate this exact edition but we assume the book is wanting the frontisand half title (ds1) A Latin breviary based on revisions made duringthe reigns of Popes Pius V, Clements VIII, and Urban VIII (1566 to 1644);a period of extensive Roman Catholic reformation and restoration. PiusV was noted for amending the Roman breviary, Clements VIII for therevision of the liturgical instructions and Urban VIII for amending thehymns. A complete Roman breviary with calendar, rubrics, Psalter,Proprium de Tempore, Proprium Sanctorum, and Commune Sanctorum. A veryattractive copy of an important 18th century Roman Catholic text. Textin Latin.


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