LIBELLUS INFIRMORUM Germanico Super additus .. Quomodo Administranda sint Sacramenta INFIRMIS Deinde Quomodo pie assistendum sit MORIBUNDIS .. Additae sunt selectiores BENEDICTIONES ET EXORCISMI ..Authore R. P. Martino Cochemensi, Ordinis Capucinorum Editio novissima Auctior & emendatior
Moguntiae & Francofurti, Joannis Mayer per Joannem Henricum Haeffner 1737 & 1736 Copperplate to back of titlepage with fullpage death bed scene, monk reading text to patient and his wife & family kneeling behind. . Duodecimo Two Parts in One Volume. Contemporary covers with paper spine label (old reback now repaired again/corners of lower cover lacking leather). Half title leaf +Titlepage +plate to verso then pp.5-117 +pp index +verso blank; Titlepage dated 1736 to LIBELLUS BENEDICTIOMUN ET EXORCISMORUM with Censor's permission dated 1709 on verso + pp.3-288pp +pp index. Ownership stamp J.F. Wolff to flyleaf, library label with release stamp to pastedown, 2 library stamps to half title, minor signs of use and a bit dusty else neat & tight, no tears or underlining. *The part on Exorcism & Blessings covers exorcism of water, bread & other items of Catholic rituals then driving Satan out of the body and fumigating to drive out evil: houses, stables, chickens & dovecotes, fields, vineyards, infected milk have to be purified. Also deals with fire, ships, and then after excorsim the same must be blessed, including military armour, food etc. and finally Absolution. Scarce.
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