Rome: Cannetti al Corso, 1801. 1st Edition. Paperback. Pink softcover. 48p. Cover somewhat faded at edges. Small tear on top of p.3. Otherwise a clean and tight book in very good condition for its age. Text in Italian. Item #132171
This is a prayer book given to pilgrims visiting Loreto. The Basilica della Santa Casa (Basilica of the Holy House) is a shrine of Marian pilgrimage in Loreto, Italy. The basilica is known for enshrining the house in which the Blessed Virgin Mary is believed to have lived. Pious devotees believe that the same house was flown over by Angelic beings from Jerusalem to Tersatto then to Recanati before arriving at the current site. Text in Italian.