Pope Gregory 40 Homilies 1830 Venice ornate leather binding rare bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A complete, clean and well preserved example of this beautiful early 19th century Italian book.
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Le Quaranta Omelie di S. Gregorio Papa Sopa Gli Evangelii Volgarizzamento e Testo di Lingua Opera Che si Pubblica per Cura Della Pia Associazione, Vols. 1 & 2. (two volumes in one, complete). 1830, Venice, Dalla Tipografia di Giuseppe Gattei.
In a fine period 1/2 leather binding. Smooth spine gilt ornamented into compartments with gilt urns and floral devices, contrasting title label, owner's initials at spine base (possibly Royalty- e.g. Maria, the exiled last Queen of Sicily?), marbled covers, edges yellow.
Book measures: 6 3/8" H X 4" W.