Alphabetum Syro-Chaldaeum una cum Oratione Dominicali Salutatione Angelica et Symbolo Fidei.

Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1797.

Price: $1,000.00

About the item

First edition. 30 pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. Recent morocco backed marbled boards, a.e.g. Fine. Birrell & Garnett 241; Smitskamp 215; Moss 1052; Brunet I, 197; cf. Coakley, pp. 58-9.

Item #212797

Type specimen printed on the eve of the Napoleonic conquest of Italy, during which "there was an order from the French government for the confiscation of exotic language punches and matrices from the Propaganda to supply the Imprimerie Nationale" (Coakley).