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Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire Fribourg

Manuale Catholicorum, in usum pie precandi collectum : et cum romano calendario nunc primum editum

Petrus, Canisius, (Saint) ; Gemperlin, Abraham ; Bussemecher, Jan ; Werro, Sebastian

Fribourg. , 1587

Contient 27 vignettes gravées sur bois ainsi que 4 gravures sur cuivre hors-texte signées Jan Bussemecher. - Note sur l'exemplaire: exemplaire de travail de l'humaniste fribourgeois Sébastien Werro (1555-1614), avec son ex libris ms. sur la page de titre. L'ouvrage contient des citations et des corrections manuscrites dans le texte, ainsi que, dans les derniers feuillets de l'ouvrage, la transcription d'hymnes latins

First edition, published simultaneously with the Ingolstadt edition, this is one of the last prayerbooks (Gebetbücher) of the Saint Peter Canisius. The prayerbook has later had 30 following editions. For political reasons and due to the religous conflicts in Switzerland as well as to make sure the book could be distributed, the Fribourg edition was published anonymously. Contrary to the...