[Sailer, Johann Michael]. Vollständiges Gebethbuch für katholische Christen worin Morgen-, Abend-, Meß-, Beicht- und Kommuniongebethe; nebst Meß- und Kirchengesängen und der nachmittägige Gottesdienst enthalten ist.

St. Pölten, Franz Xaver Lorenz, no date.

12mo. 142 [including the woodcut frontispiece], (2) pp. Contemporary red boards, giltstamping oxydized.


A pocket-size edition of the popular devotional by the Catholic theologian and bishop of Regensburg, Sailer (1751-1832), first published as "Vollständiges Lese- und Gebetbuch" in 1783, "which made him world-famous" (cf. LThK). The frontispiece shows the crucified Christ. Includes prayers, chants and a litany, all listed in an index at the back.

Binding a little worn, especially at the spine. Paper variously browned and brownstained. From the library of the Viennese collector Werner Habel, with his signed and stamped ownership to front pastedown.

Cf. Kayser V, 8. LThK IX, 74f (1783 eds.).

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