Sale 2457 - Early Printed Medical, Scientific & Travel Books, October 17, 2017

79 ● Caeremoniale Episcoporum jussu Clementis VIII. Pont. Max. novissime reformatum. Woodcut illustrations throughout depicting rites performed by bishops. [8], 349, [14] pages.Text and music printed in red and black. 4to, 218x157 mm, contemporary vellum boards, spine darkened; moderate foxing, some gatherings browned, scattered stains, soiling and old signature on title, errata pages at end scored, with the corrections made in the text throughout in ink in contemporary hand. FIRST EDITION . Rome:Typographia linguarum externarum, 1600 [250/350] 80 ● Epistole, et Evangelii, che si leggono tutto l’anno alle Messe, secondo l’Uso della S. Romana Chiesa. Italian translation of the liturgical Gospels and Epistles by Remigio Nannini. Title in red and black within engraved architectural border; 12 woodcut vignettes in calendar; 63 full-page engraved illustrations by Francesco Valesio and Catarino Doino. [24], 496, 44 pages. 4to, 227x160 mm, later vellum boards; contents soiled with scattered stains, blank lower margin of I1 restored. Venice: Niccolò Misserini, 1614 [200/300] 81 ● FREZZA DELLE GROTTE, GIUSEPPE. Il Cantore Ecclesiastico . . . Tomo Primo, Terza Impressione [ ALL PUBLISHED ]. Folding woodcut plate depicting Guidonian hand. 164, [7] pages, including additional title with large woodcut * FOGLIETTI, IGNAZIO DOMENICO. Il Cantore Ecclesiastico; ossia, Metodo Facile per imparare il Canto Fermo. [8], 3-252 pages; lacks A1 (additional title dated 1786?). Together, 2 volumes, with letterpress music in text throughout. 4to, 241x177 mm, contemporary stiff wrappers, and 12mo, 149x97 mm, 19th-century gilt- and blind- stamped leather; toning or browning and light marginal dampstaining in the first work, contents of the second generally clean. Padua: Gio. Manfré, 1733; Pinerolo: Giuseppe Peyras & Giacinto Scotto, 1788 [100/200] 82 ● GUIDETTI, GIOVANNI DOMENICO. Cantus ecclesiasticus Officii majoris hebdomadae. Title within type ornament border; 3 full-page engravings of the Last Supper, Crucifixion, and Resurrection. [4], 132 pages. Text and music printed in red and black. Folio, 301x204 mm, 20th-century 1 / 2 leather gilt, spine faded, ends and raised bands rubbed, occasional soiling, scattered marginal restoration, affecting only text and music in lower outer corner of G4; marbled board slipcase. Rome: Andrea Fei for Giovanni Domenico Franzini, 1619 [400/600] Second edition of a 1587 collection of chants for HolyWeek. Guidetti (1530-92) was a singer in the papal choir and chaplain to Pope Gregory XIII. 83 ● GUIDETTI, GIOVANNI DOMENICO. Directorium chori ad usum omnium ecclesiarum cathedralium et collegiatarum. [8], 737, [3] pages. Text and music printed in red and black. 8vo, 156x109 mm, old vellum boards with ink spine title; occasional browning, scattered light foxing, few gatherings dampstained, clean tear in 2G4. Rome: Andrea Fei for Giovanni Domenico Franzini, 1642 [300/500] Ninth(?) edition of Guidetti’s 1582 chant handbook. “His publications of plainsong are the most complete and authoritative manuals of their kind from the period following the Council of Trent. The chief one is the Directorium chori”—New Grove VII, 802. CATHOLIC LITURGY Lots 79-87