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DE FESTIS D.N. JESU CHRISTI
Benedicti XIV.

DE FESTIS D.N. JESU CHRISTI

Beatæ Mariæ Virginis et Quorumdam Sanctorum, De quibus celebratur Officium cum Missa in Civitate, et Dioecesi Bononiensi. Libri Tres. [And] ... Libri Reliqui Duo. Romæ Cura et Impensis Aloysii Perego Salvioni Typograhi Vaticani in Archilyceo Romano 1786.
Editio Quinta Latina Post Plurimas Italas Auctior, et Castigatior. 4to. vi + 484pp. + pp.(579-677). T.p. devices, dec devices, historiated initial letters. Latin text. Bookplate and ink stamps to prelims of Library of St Joseph’s College of the Sacred Heart, presented by and with the signature in pencil of Charles H. Bowden, some light browning, marbled e.ps., contemporary multi-stained calf, minor wear, dec. gilt compartments with gilt lettered title labels to spines. Seperate title page to ‘Libri Reliqui Duo’, with continuous pagination, seperate signatures. Pope Benedict XIV (1675–1758), Perhaps one of the greatest scholars in Christendom, yet often overlooked, he promoted scientific learning, the baroque arts, reinvigoration of Thomism, and the study of the human form.
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