Museum of the Order of St John Library

Ordo recitandi divinum officium, missasque celebrandi juxta ritum breviarii, missalisque romani, ad usum Ecclesiae Prioralis & Fratrum Sacri Equest. Exempti Ordinis S. Joannis Hierosolimitani in antiquissimo concentu ad B.V.M. sub Carena Micro - Pragae ad pedem pontis professorum / jussu reverendissimi perillustris ac amplissimi D.D. Fra. Joannis Nepom. Mayer, Praesti Sacri Equestris ac Exempti Ordinis S. Joannis Hierosolmitani Professi, Inclysi Magni Prioratus in Bohemia Vicarii in Spiritualibus Generalis, nec non dictae Ecelesia et Conventus.

Author: Knights of Malta.
Production / publication: [Prague] : [publisher not identified], Pro anno MDCCLXXX [1780] Description: 82, [2] pages, 41 unnumbered leaves ; 18 cm (16mo).General note: Signatures: A⁴-L². Interleaved with unnumbered blank pages. ;
With woodcut armorial piece on title page: cross in cartouche, surrounded by crown, mitre and crosier. ;
Printed in 1779 for the year 1780 and requested by Jan Mayer (Prior of the Order House in Prague 1769-1807 according to Národní archiv [National Archives, NA], Maltézští rytíři – české velkopřevorství, Praha [Knights of Malta – Grand Priory of Bohemia, Prague, ŘM], inv. no. 15, box 42, Ferdinand Warter, Geschichtlicher Traktat über den Orden des heil. Johannes von Jerusalem, dessen Regel und Statuten, pp. 203–204).
Binding note: Brocade paper binding. Subject(s): Knights of Malta -- Holy Roman Empire | Knights of Malta -- Church calendar
Incomplete contents:
Includes a list of the members of the Convent, in Prague (chaplains of obedience)
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Book Book Library
Library A2.16 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available

Heavily annotated in ink on every leaf outside of ones inserted for the months between May and September (inclusive), with some corrections and additions to the list of members of the Priory. Also annotated on flyleaves, and inside both front and back covers. The ink has bled onto or through several printed pages.

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