Roman Breviary's 1950's leather 3 old liturgical books Catholic Church rites EnglishBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Roman Breviary in English
Published 1950-51, New York by Benzinger Brothers.
3 Volumes (Spring, Autumn, Winter). Each volume c. 1,100 pages on thin India paper. Beautiful books.
Period full black leather, nicely bound books, all edges gilt, multi-colored ribbon book marks.
Group of three (3) different seasonal (of four) volumes of the Breviarium Romanum, the liturgical book of rites of the Catholic Church. They provided the clergy with the official daily liturgy. Each book represents a season and stands complete unto itself (the final volume, winter, is not included in the group).
Books published in the early 1950's, before the reforms of Vatican II.
Books measure: 7" H X 4 3/8" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 4".