Author: Bellarmine, Roberto Francesco Romolo, Saint
Title: Explanatio in Psalmos
Place Published: Coloniae [i.e. Cologne, Germany]
Date Published: 1611
, 847,  pp. Elaborate engraved pictorial title page. Text in 2 columns, in Latin, with some side notes in Hebrew. (4to) 19.5x15.5 cm (7¾x6"), period full pigskin elaborately tooled in blind, with nativity scene in large central compartment on front cover, the baptism of Christ depicted on rear cover; with catches and remains of leather clasp straps.
An explanation of the Psalms by the Italian Jesuit and Cardinal in the Catholic Church Robert Bellarmine (1542-1621), one of the most important figures in the Counter-Reformation. He was canonized a saint in 1930.