Alfonso de Liguori, Apparecchio alla Morte, Bassano, 1782. First published in 1758. A white vellum-bound book on spiritual preparation for death. Title is Italian for "The mechanism or engine of death." Full page image opposite title page.
Alfonso de' Liguori (1696-1787) was a Neapolitan Catholic bishop who was later canonized.
From Italy in the late 18th century.
Dimensions are 4 x 6 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches. Weighs 10.75 oz.