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Folio tribute to Pope Pius X  

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Pius X. Papa Pont[ifex] Max[imus]

Hierl-Deronco, Otto, illustrator


Officina Artium Joseph Muller



[4] preliminary leaves, plus ten large mounted color plates by Otto Hierl-Deronco, interleaved with captioned glassine sheets. Text printed in gilt. (Large folio) 77x55.5 cm (30¼x22") original purple silk-covered padded boards with gilt metal Papal armorial device mounted on upper cover.

Rather extravagant tribute to Pope Pius X, presumably issued following his death in 1914.

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Binding heavily worn with some loss to fabric, particularly the front cover; first leaf detached and chipped; paper a bit toned; offered as is, not subject to return.

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