Pratis, AT: Typis Cartusiae Sanctae Mariae, 1879. 5th Edition. Hardcover. Full brown leather. iii, 435, 87p. Ribbed spine. Abrading on spine and cover corners. Foxing at various places throughout. Otherwise a clean and tight book in very good condition, especially for its age. Item #122883
This is a collection of statutes/laws for the Carthusian order concerning the election of priors, directions for various offices within the order, and practices conducive to life within the order. The main text is followed by a collection of papal bulls pertinent to the Carthusian order. A gorgeous addition to any book collection, but also a fascinating insight into Carthusian religious life in the 19th century.