Papal Consistorial Report, Printed in Arabic

[Pius VI, Pope]. Acta Consistorii Secreti habiti die XXV Iunii MDCCLXXXI.

Rome, Typographia Sac. Congr. de Prop. Fide, (1781).

Large 4to (206 x 275 mm). XXVI pp., final blank leaf. With engraved armorial vignette to title-page and a woodcut tailpiece. Contemporary bronze-varnished wrappers.


Report from the Papal consistory for the Syrian Catholic Church in Aleppo, printed in Latin and Arabic throughout, confirming the newly-elected Archbishop Basilius of the Catholic Armenian rite. With the engraved arms of Pope Pius VI on the title-page.

Some light foxing, otherwise an excellent copy. Very rare; no copy in OCLC.

Canon Law Collection of the Library of Congress, p. 17, no. 189. Zenker, BO I, p. 72 ("Jan." in error for "Jun.").

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