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Graduale Romanum.

Graduale Romanum.

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Leodii (Liege): Clementis Plomteux. 1777. Hardcover. 12mo - 17.5 x 11 cm.; (26) - 520 - cxc - (2) pp. Full leather with a 6 panel spine, paste-on red leather label with gold lettering on the second panel. Marbled end papers. Full title reads: "Graduale Romanum Juxta Missale ex Decreto Sacro-Sancti Concilii Tridentini Restitutum, et Clementis VIII. Auctoritate Recognitum; Adjectis Officiis novissime editis ad exemplar Missalis Romani. Editio Novissima, Multo auctior & emendatior". The unpaginated preliminaries consist of a two page introduction (Typographus ad Lectores), 4 page "Index Proprii de Tempore", 7 page index "Index Proprii de Sanctis" (by month), 3 page "Index Communis", 2 page approbatory notices (dated 1772, 1777, and 1764), 4 pages with "In Aspersione Aquae Benedictae" (the Asperges), "In Duplicibus aliud", and the antiphon "A die Sancto Pasche". Pages 1 through 520: "Proprium Missarum de Tempore". Pages i through cxc: "Commune Sanctorum". Previous owner's inscription dated October 14, 182(4)? on the blank verso facing the title page with some ink offsetting to the bottom half of the title page. Page 247/248 shows some paper loss on the fore edge margin at the top (a triangular sliver 1/2 cm x 5 cm) that does not affect any text. Approximately ten pages show some mild staining from the fore edge in 2 to 7 cm. with no significant effect to the text or paper itself. The binding has been professionally repaired with a new spine attached and spine label. The leather is rubbed on the board edges and worn on the fore edge of the front and the head edge of the back. These defects have been repaired and stabilized. The binding is very solid and the pages show no signs of having been trimmed other than for the very first binding. All-in-all, a rather remarkable and complete copy of an early "Schola" or "Choir" copy (designed for holding in the hand) of the intoned prayer of the church. .


  • Bookseller: Pilgrim Reader Books - IOBA CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 16688
  • Title: Graduale Romanum.
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Clementis Plomteux
  • Place: Leodii (Liege)
  • Date published: 1777
  • Keywords: Catholic, Graduale Romanum, Prayer Book, Chant, Gregorian Chant, Antiphons, Psalmody, Hymnbook, Clement VIII
  • Bookseller catalogs: Catholic - Church Music;
  • Subjects: RELIGION / Christianity / Catholicism;


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