Lot 66 of 515:
Rare edition of the Officium Beatae  

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Officium Beatae Mariae Virginis, S. Pii V. Pontificis Maximi Jussu editum, et Urbani VIII


Venetiis [Venice]

Ex Typographia Balleoniana



xxiii, 453, [3] pp. Engraved title vignette and full-page copperplate engravings. (8vo) 19x11 cm (7½x4½"), bound in red morocco with ornate royal coat of arms in gilt on top and bottom boards, gilt borders, gilt spine compartments, all edges gilt.

Attractively bound copy of a rare edition of the Officium Beatae laid down during the reign off Pope Urban VIII. OCLC/WorldCat does not list any copies of this edition.

Lot Amendments

Rubbing to morocco, small chips to spine ends; p. 135 with 2" closed tear, scattered light foxing; overall very good.

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