Catholic Mass on vellum with Initials


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Condition: Fine Hardcover
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One leaf Approximately18.5 x 13.5 inches image area. written in two columns, eighteen lines each (double sided). There are seven intials decorated in blue, red and yellow, text in black and red ink. Matted, glazed and framed in gilt. Text is in Latin. Part of the text is from "Passer Invenit" which is the "Communion of the Mass in Sunday III of Lent". Passer invenit sibi domum et turtur nidum, ubi reponat pullos suos: altaria tua Domine virtutum, Rex meus et Deus meus: beati qui habitant in domo tua, in s¾culi laudabunt te. (The bird has found for him a house and the turtledove a nest where to place her chicks. Your altars, Lord of the armies, my King and my God, they are for me this nest. Blissful those that inhabit your house: they will be able to praise you for the centuries of the centuries.)Another part is from Pslam 83: Beatus uir cuius est auxilium abs te, ascensiones in corde suo disposuit, in ualle lacrimarum [in loco quem posuit] (Blessed is the man whose hlep comes from you, he has prepared ascensions in his heart, in the vale of tears [in the place he has set]). Bookseller Inventory # 31065

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Title: Catholic Mass on vellum with Initials

Publisher: n.d

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

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