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Officium Hebdomade Sancte – 1563


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Officium Hebdomade Sancte, secundum consuetudinem Sancte Romane Ecclesie. A Dominica Palmarum sive Olivarum, usque ad tertium die Pasche, cum quibusdam novis orationibus ante communiones et post, nuper adiectis – 1563. Venetiis impressum, in officina heredum Luceantonii Juncte (from the colophon). Full modern rigid parchment with handwritten titles in gothic characters on the spine; ventiquattresimo, 14.7 cm; leaves 155 + (1); title page a little worn, overall more than a good copy. Title page in red and black with typographic mark of the Giunta in woodcut at the bottom and woodcut vignette with Jesus Christ entering Jerusalem on a donkey, following a beautiful full-page woodcut depicting Christ on the cross, all text in red and black with (also talking) initials and 23 woodcut friezes. Ex-libris Renzo and Mirella Comastri on end paper