MISSALE ROMANUM Ex Decreto Sacrosancti Concilij Tridenttini Restitutum, S. PII V, PONTIFICIS MAXIMI JUSSU EDITUM, CLEMENTIS VIII, ac URBANI VIII, AUCTORITATE RECOGNITUM; Cui novissimè additae sunt Missae SS. à pluribus Summis Pontificibus USQUE AD SS. D. N. INNOCENTIUM XIII, NOVO RITU DECORATE, Tam Praecepto, quàm ad Libitum, ac suis locis ordinatim, & congruè dispositae. Venetiis: Sumptibus Andreae Poleti, sub signo Italiae, MDCCXXII.
[ xxxii; 480; lxxvii] Leaves added between Q2 and Q3 (dated 1724), between Aa1 and Aa2 (dated 1714), and between Dd8 and Ee1 (dated 1725). Tooled contemporary brown leather over wooden boards, gilt decorated covers. Six raised bands. Two working clasps. Large, church missal 33 cm x 23.5 cm. Red and black letter. Historiated initials. 8vo. Book plate and signature of medieval scholar Isa Ragusa dated 1978. Pencil note by her, “Incisioni di Faldoni.”
Three full-page engravings. Two signed “Joan Antonius Faldonus,” one unsigned in the same style. Title page engraving. Chants notated in neumes. This copy was disbound, and leaves dated 1714, 1724, and 1725 were added in or after 1725. Resewn, old internal binding repair.