Pope Gregory 40 Homilies 1830 Venice ornate leather binding rare book
Pope Gregory 40 Homilies 1830 Venice ornate leather binding rare book Pope Gregory 40 Homilies 1830 Venice ornate leather binding rare book
$ 225.00

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.

[V1090].