[Sintzel, Johann Michael (ed.)]. Der lebendige Rosenkranz. Ein vor Gott besonders wohlgefälliges und wirksames gemeinschaftliches Gebet [...] Neunzehnte, vermehrte Auflage.

Stadtamhof bei Regensburg, Joseph Mayr, 1860.

12mo. 252 pp. With steel-engraved frontispiece and several engraved headpieces. Contemporary half cloth over marbled boards with giltstamped title label to spine.


A popular prayer book that saw numerous reissues since its first edition in 1837. The preliminaries of the present copy contain the forewords to the first, 9th and 10th editions by Michael Sintzel (1804-89), a catholic cleric and the editor of numerous 19th century devotionals. Loosely inserted is a small booklet: "Aufruf an die kleinen Seelen zur Nachfolge der Schwester Theresia vom Kinde Jesu", 1913.

Lower inner hinges broken. Paper somewhat browned and brownstained throughout.

Cf. Kayser XVI, 266 (1859 ed.).

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