By the authority of the Second Vatican Council by decree of Pope Paul VI. promulgated by Pope John Paul II.
Title Evangeliarium pro Diebus Praesertim Dominicis et Festis (Above all on Sundays and feast days for the days in the Gospels) Missal Missale
Book Condition Like New
Edition limited 965/975
Size 15" x 11.5"
Publisher Rome Art'E 2000
Illustrator Ugo Riva
Seller ID 026165
Though a marvelous work of art this Missal could be used In any Catholic Church today. This book made with special sculpture by Ugo Riva on the cover and beautiful color lithographs based on drawings by Riva. The 100% cotton paper is 120 g and 210 g. The binding is full leather with five hubs on the spine and metal clasps on the fore edge. On the cover is a steel plate featuring Riva's work. The book has two ribbon book marks.The book is presented in a wonderful clamshell box covered with light yellow moire silk and with the title in gilt on the front.With the book comes a document of authenticity showing it to be copy 965 of 975 copies. Also comes an 8" x 10" photo of Pope John II looking at a copy of the book.This book would make a marvelous gift to a Church, Priest or Bishop.