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Missale romanum

Missae propriae sanctorum trium ordinum fratrum minorum S.P.N. Francisci

Engraved by Januario Antonio Xavier (Portuguese, 18th century), After Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640), Printer Miguel Manescal da Costa (Portuguese, active 1748–1768)

Place of Publication: Lisbon, Portugal


Overall: 31 x 22.3 x 7.5 cm (12 3/16 x 8 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four engravings and numerous woodcut initials and decorations

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Lisbon: Miguel Manescal da Costa, 1764) Folio in sixes; 444 leaves [plus 35 leaves in Missae propriae]; contemporary gilt-stamped red calf with silver clasps and corners (rebacked?). BOUND with Missae propriae sanctorum (Lisbon: 1673)

Illustrations of the Annunciation, Crucifixion, and Resurrection; numerous decorative initials and vignettes.

Lisbon: Miguel Manescal da Costa, 1673


Countess d'Edla, by whom bequeathed to the MFA, March 1930.

Credit Line

Bequest of the Countess d'Edla