[Venice]: No date [c. 1755]. Rudolph STORKLIN. Print no binding. Leaf size: 13 1/2" x 8 3/4"; hand-colored copper plate engraving, 12 1/8" x 7 3/4" within the plate impression; coloring appears to have been added at a later date; light soiling, color bleed through to verso; very good minus. Very good. Item #1231
The Missale romanum (Roman Missal) contains the texts and verses for the celebration of the Catholic Mass of the Roman Rite. The Biblical text on the verso of the engraving is from Matthew, chapter 2, the arrival of the Magi in Bethlehem to worship the Christ child. Engraved by Rudolph Johann Störcklin (1723-1756) in Venice.