UNCOMMON EDITION OF THIS CATECHISM OF PIUS V, BASED ON THE COUNCIL OF TRENT
Chiesa cattolica. Catechismus ex decreto ss. Concilii Tridentini ad parochos, s. Pii 5. pont. maximi jussu editus. Venetiis: apud Jo. Baptistam Recurti, 1727.
4to (274x200 mm), full vellum binding, with handwritten title at spine, red and blue sprinkled edges; pp. , 501, .
Title-page in red and black types with a xyl. vignette. Xyl. historiated initials and head-piece.
The Roman Catechism (also called, the Catechism of the Council of Trent or the Catechism of Pius V) was first published in 1566 under the authority of the Council of Trent. It was not intended for common use by the laity, but as a B-Continental use reference book for priests and bishops.
Provenance: Handwritten historical note at frontispiece, signed by Castelli Curatus Montorii.
References: IT\ICCU\CFIE\012318 (9 copies). OCLC, 84256757.