A Mystic Collection: Early Books
Missale Romanum, ex Decreto Sacrosancti Concilij Tridentini Restitutum, in an Embroidered Velvet Binding. Antwerp: ex officina Plantiniana apud Ioannem Moretum, 1610. Folio, title page printed in red and black with engraving of the Last Supper, printed in red and black throughout with numerous full-page engravings and engraved borders, with printed music and woodcut initials printed in red and black; [bound with] Proprium Missarum Sanctorum Oridinis Fratrum Minorum, Antwerp: ex officina Plantiniana apud Ioannem Moretum, 1596; crimson velvet over wooden boards decorated with stumpwork embroidery with abstract foliate and leaf forms in metallic thread, the velvet section stitched to rough linen at top and bottom edges, marbled pastedowns, knotted ribbon bookmarks, a.e.g.; ex libris Sir Joseph Radcliffe, Baron, of Pudding Park, with his bookplate pasted inside the front board; some worming in first several signatures, some tears, drops of wax, may be lacking leaves (odd collation),13 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.
A-D6, E8, A-X6, Y5, Aa6, Bb5, a2-6, b-v6, x8, AA-II6.
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