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Vetus Liturgia Alemannica Disquisitionibus Praeviis, Notis, Et Observationibus Illustrata. 3 vols. in 2 vols. 1776. with eng. Front. and 11 eng. Plates (vol. 1) and numerous initials and vign. XL p., [4] pp., 416 p., [4] pp., [3] pp., pp. 417-1048, [4] pp. Kayser II, 343, see also NDB VI, 257f. - Important work of church history on the liturgy in Germany, here in a rare first edition from 1776. The author Martin Gerbert (1720-1793) was a Benedictine monk, prince abbot of the monastery of St. Blasien and of great importance as a music historian. - Former library copy with stamp and spine signatures. Bindings slightly rubbed and bumped. Paper somewhat yellowed. Otherwise excellent condition: binding tight, boards and text in excellent and fresh condition.