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17388 MISSA GOTHICA seu Mozarabica et Officium itidem Gothicum

[cum explanationibus F. A. Lorenzanæ], sm. folio, printed in red and black with musical notes and plates, calf, £2. 16s

Angelopoli [i.e. Puebla in Mexico], 1770 This is not the complete Missal, but the Preparatio and Missa omnium offerentium printed from a Visigothic MS., with Lorenzana's observations ; followed by the Horco and the Commune Sanctorum from the Mozarabic Breviary.

17389 LIBER MISSALIS, SECUNDUM CONSUETU

DINEM SEDIS VALENTIÆ, CUM CALENDARIO, large folio.

Splendid Spanish Manuscript on Vellum, finely illuminated in gold and colours, the first page of text ornamented with an exquisite Arabesque Border, displaying an escutcheon (gules, three roses

, or) supported by flying Cupids,

Cupids, and a beautiful Miniature of the Annunciation richly painted in colours and heightened with gold. Before the Canon of the Mass are two large Paintings (12 by 8 inches) of the Ecce Homo and the CRUCIFIXION, by an EARLY SPANISH ARTIST, admirably executed in vivid colours heightened with gold; the whole volume in astonishingly perfect preservation, and bound in the original oak boards, covered with stamped morocco, £220.

Sec. xv (1477) This splendid manuscript was written in the year 1477, as appears from the first leaf of calendar, which commences "In hoc Anno Domini m.cccc.lxxvii est littera dominicalis e ut in cruce.” Specimens of Spanish art are excessively rare, and the present MS. is one so remarkably fine and so brilliantly decorated, in the Italian style, which was then followed by the Aragonese, that it would form a specially valuable feature in any palæographical collection. There is, as compared with the Italianesque ornamentation, a more distinctive character in the two large paintings, which are truly imposing works of Art, somewhat in the Flemish style. The face of the mother in the Crucifixion is an extremely beautiful composition.

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17390 ORDINARIUZ DE MINISTRAOE SACRAMENTORUM secundum con

suetudinez alme metropolitane sedis Valeñ. sm. 4to. woodcut of the Crucifixion, wanting last leaf, relium gilt, £5.

(? Valentiæ, J. Jofre, 1514) There is in the Salvá collection a copy of the edition of 1527 ; but in a pote on the subject Salvá alludes tu an edition of 1514 as described by Villanueva.

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Sarum :
17391 MISSALE AD VSUM SARU, folio,

Illuminated MS. on Vellum, with painted initials
and capitals, and numerous splendid borders contain-
ing floral and arabesque ornament; bound in whole
russia neat, £210.

Circa 1440
A manuscript of extreme interest, not only as a complete
and fine Sarum Missal of the fifteenth century, but also as having
belonged to St. Stephen's Chapel (where the Parliament-palace
now stands). It was presented, probably on the suppression of
the Deanery in 1549, by John Chamber, the last Dean of St.
Stephen's (1526-49), to some other house, and bears an inscrip-

tion ex dono on two leaves of the text.
17391* MISSALE AD USŪ INSIGNIS ECCLESIE | SAR’: nup. accuratissime

casti- gatū; ppulerisqz caracterib' im / pressū; officia oim
sctör' totalit' ad longú (qd celebrātib' maxi- me erit vtilitati)
cotinēs cū plu | rib' officiis nouis i fine additis | small 4to.
gothic letter, printed in red and black, with Music, with the
printer's mark in red on title, and woodcuts in the Canon of the
Mass; two leaves in the Calendar, the first, eighth, and ninth of
the text, and two or three others in the body wanting, water-stained,
old calf, £25.

Rothomagi, per Magistrū Martini
Morin, iuxta prioratū diui Laudi comorān, 1506, 12 Maij
EXCESSIVELY RARE. Only two other copies are known; one of which
is in the Lambeth library, and the other in the library of Queen's College,

Oxford.
17392 MISSALE AD VSŪ AC CÓSUETUDINĒ SARŪ, folio,

black lettet, printed in red and black, with the Music; beautiful
woodcuts and capital letters, two leaves of the Canon of the Mass
on Vellum, the margins of a few leaves repaired, and the word
Papa and everything relative to St. Thomas a Becket obliterated

in ink.
AN EXTREMELY RARE EDITION, OF WHICH ONLY THREE OTHER COPIES

ARE NOTICED, viz. in the Bodleian library, University library,
Cambridge, and in that of the Earl of Ashburnham, old russia,
back full gilt, £100.
Paris, opera Wolffgangi Hopylii impensis Francisci

Byrchman, 28 Nov. 1514
The Marriage Service is, as usual, in the quaint old English of the
fifteenth century. COLLATION : title and other preliminaries, 8 leaves; text,
folios 1–86, 89–170, being signatures a to y, in eights, except I, 6, r, y,
which are in sixes ; Proprium Sanctorum, signatures A to H in eights and I
in ten leaves ; Commune Sanctorum, folios 1-64, being signatures A to H
in eights. The above is a very fine and beautiful copy of an extraordinarily
rare volume, and is quite perfect.

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SARUM – continued.
17393 MISSALE SECUNDUM USUM INSIGNIS ECCLESIE SARUM, folio,

gothic letter, printed in red and black, with the Music; numerous
fine woodcuts; the large woodcut Crucifixion and the first leaf of
the Canon printed on vellum ; wanting title and calendar at the
beginning (probably 7 leaves) and six leaves at the end, one leaf
in the body defective; otherwise a very fine copy in green morocco
extru, gilt edges, £48.

[Antverp. Chr. Ruremund, 1528]
No perfect copy seems to be known; and the only other copy recorded is
an imperfect one in the Bodleian library. The book is therefore so scarce that

it is hardly possible to verify the description given above.
17394 MISSALE AD VSUM INSI | GNIS ECCLESIE SARISBURIENSISI

NUNC RECENS TYPIS ELEGANTIORIBUS EXARATUM | HISTORIIS NOUIS
VARIIS AC PROPRIIS INSI | GNITUM, etc. folio, gothic letter, beauti-
fully printed in red and black ink, with Music, and numerous fine
woodcuts and large capitals, two leaves of the Canon printed on
vellum, large and beautiful engravings, one of the Crucifixion, the
other of God the Father, both signed by G. M. (Guillaume Merlin),
fine copy,

bound in black morocco extra, gilt edges, tooled in antique
style, by BEDFORD, £60.
Parisiis, apud Guillelmum Merlinat end, Joanues Amazeur

pro Guilielmo Merlin, 1555 17395

the same; folio, with two leaves printed on Vellum, very fine copy, notwithstanding a few small wormholes, in the original oak boards, re-covered by Broadbere, who has preserved the old stamped sides, gilt edges, with brass clasps and corners, the original sides stamped with several devices, including the fleur-delis, a portcullis, and the initials H. R. £65.

1555 The H. R. (i.e., Henricus Rex or Henrici Regis) implies that this copy was originally bound for Queen Mary, for whom, no doubt, the old tools and ornaments of her father's royal library were still used.

A copy wanting two leaves fetched at Sotheby's, in 1864, £85. The above two, which are perfect, are consequently cheap in comparison. This is beyond dispute the finest of all the editions of the Sarum Missal, and is also one of the last, as they ceased to be printed in 1557, shortly before Elizabeth's accession to the throne. Most of the copies that survived the reforming rage of the sixteenth century were mutilated, and Mr. Maskell (Mon. Rit. I, lxiv) notices that the fine large woodcut of God the Father, crowned with a papal tiara, and surrounded by the apostolical symbols, on the second vellum leaf of the Canon," is a rare picture, and seldom found in printed Missals." The name of Guillaume Merlin, whose initials appear on the two large engravings, will have to be added to the lists of Bartsch and others, as one of the greatest masters of his art. The accomplished critic already mentioned, remarks, in his work on Ancient Liturgies (pref. p. vii), in reference to all the old English service books, that “Of late years the demand for them has increased tenfold, and their price, always great, has naturally increased with the demand, so as to put them, when they do occur beyond the reach of men who are nevertheless the most anxious to obtain them.” Parts of the marriage service are, as

usual, in old English.
17396 MISSALE AD VSUM ECCLESIE SARISBURIENSIS, sm. 4to. woodcuts

and Music, the last six leaves a little stained, brown morocco, gilt
edges, by Bedford, £32.

Lodini, per Johannem Kingsto et Henricum Sutton, 1555

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17397 MISSALE ad vsum ecclesie Sarisb. sm. 4to. brown morocco extra,
by Bedford, £42.

Kyngston et Sutton, 1555
The rarity of this edition is such that Lowndes in mentioning it does not
specify any copy as being known to him.

The unusual name of Cæsaris Burgus is given to Salisbury in some quaint Latin verses on the title-page, in which the purchase of this improved book is recommended to the priest. They begin thus :

Sanctorum qui sancta soles intrare sacerdos

Hoc missale novum (si michi credis) emas.
York:
17397 MISSALE ad Usum Insignis Ecclesiæ Eboracensis, 2 vols. 8vo.
cloth, 278

Surtees Society, 1874

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Sarum :
17390 PORTIFORIUM; seu BREVIARIUM ad insignis SARISBURIENSIS

ECCLESIE ụsum ; PARS ESTIVALIS, 4to. printed in red and black,
with large and small woodcuts and woodcut initials, old oaken
boards, covered in stamped leather, from the Sunderland library,
£65.
4to. ANTWERPIE impressa per CHRISTOPHORUM ENDOVIENSEM.
Impensis vero et sumptibus honesti viri FRANCISCI

BRYCKMANN civis coloniensis (with his device), 1525
A RARE EDITION. A leaf in Calendar ; cc7; and ll 3 wanting ; some
lines in ccl and 6 defaced with ink. When the book was sold at the first
Sunderland sale, before these deficiencies were observed, it fetched £231.

Within the cover of this volume is pasted a copy of a PLENARY
INDULGENCE TO ENGLISH CATHOLICS, dated LONDINI, anno 1526, printed in
gothic letter on a single sheet in oblong form, 7 in. high and 10 in. in
breadth, probably an UNIQUE BROADSIDE. In the under cover is an Autograph
letter in English, signed“ Yor. true bedman Jo Corobry (?) Chapter of the
Hospitall,” evidently written from Rome; and requesting interest with “my
Lord Cardinallis Grace” (probably Cardinal Wolsey) for an appointment to

the Mastership of the Hospital,
17391 PORTIFORIUM seu BREUIARIUM ad usum ecclesie Saris-

buriensis castigatum, pars estiualis, cum Calendario, sm. 4to.
title inlaid, and signature p (six leaves wanting), calf, £20.

Londini [Rob. Caley] 1555
17392 PORTIFORIUM seu BREUIARIUM ad insignis Sarisburiensis

ecclesie vsum, cum Calendario, pars estiualis, sm. 4to. fine copy
in old russia, £40.

J. Kyngston et H. Sutton, 1556
17393 PORTIFORIUM. At end : PARS HYEMALIS TAM DE TĒPORE

QUAM | DE SANCTIS PORTIFORII ad insignis ecclesie usum Saris-
burien | sis: finit feliciter, 12mo. gothic letter, printed in red
and black, no title, the leaves of Calendar mended and last leaf
damaged, old calf, £10. -

Parisiis, Joannes le Blanc pro Guillelmo Merlin, 1556
The text of the Breviary is preceded by the Psalter and Lessons of the
Salisbury use. This little volume is a valuable item in the present list. In
Dickinson's list only one copy is recorded as preserved in the library of Caius
College. It is not certain from either Dickinson or Lowndes (who specifies

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no copy at all), wbether there ever was a title or if any more than the Pars
Hiemalis was printed in this edition. But from my own memoranda I learn
that the Pars Estivalis was printed as a separate book for Guillaume Merlin,
one year later than the above volume. A copy of the Pars Hiemalis fetched

at Puttick's, in 1855, £15. 158.
York :
17394 BREVIARIUM ad usum insignis Ecclesie EBORACENSIS, edited by
Hon. and Rev. S. Lawley, 2 vols. 8vo. cloth, £2. 11s

Surtees Society, 1880-83
The text is printed from the Venice edition of 1493 (in the Bodleian

Library), with foot-note collations of the remaining six known editions.
Aberdeen :
17395 BREVIARIUM ABERDONENSE (edited by the Rev. William

Blew), 2 very thick vols. 4to. BEAUTIFULLY PRINTED IN RED AND
BLACK BY WHITTINGHAM, for the Bannatyne Club, hf. morocco 1854

The Books of Ritual of the Scottish Church which were saved from
destruction in the great Ecclesiastical revolution of the Sixteenth Century,
were very few ; and it has so happened that through negligence in this
country, or by reason of the civil tumults of France, the many offices which
were in use throughout the Dioceses of Scotland have become so rare, that
only one Breviary and one Missal are now known to exist. The Breviary is
that which was used in the extensive Diocese of Aberdeen, in the Province
of Saint Andrew; it was printed by Chapman, the first printer established in
Scotland, in 1502 and 1510, but is now of such rarity, that no more than

four copies (and no one of these altogether perfect) can be traced.
[Laing (David)] THE PREFACE, a rare piece of 27 pp. with a

facsimile on 16 pp. of an extra sheet found in the Glammes copy
of the Breviary ; independently printed after the circulation of the
two volumes, rare, hf. calf

1855
together 3 vols. 4to. £6.

1854-55

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17396 PSALTERIUM CUM PRECIBUS, 12mo.

Manuscript on Vellum, of ENGLISH EXECUTION, with several Miniatures and grotesque figures, enclosed within the illuminated initials, bound in red morocco extra, gilt edges, by BEDFORD, £36.

circa A.D. 1280 On the last page there is a copy (made about the year 1300) of a royal grant, dated the 14th of Edward I (1286), which bears at foot the name of Robert Baldok (afterwards Chancellor of England, “a false pyled clerck” according to the Cronycles of England) who died in 1327. On a blank page towards the end of the book there are some instructions and prayers

for chanted masses, in a handwriting contemporary with the text,

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