Libro de horas
for use in Diocese of Granada, Spain
Small octavo, 150x85 mm.
Modern morocco master binding signed by Antolín Palomino (before 1982)
97 leaves, complete
Composite book of hours, first part (Northern France??) late XV century, second part, Granada, Spain 1534.
In two parts and two hands. The first part (Fr.) runs to leaf 47, recto. The second part (ES) starts on leaf 47 recto and continues to the end at leaf 97 recto.
The first scribe wrote the ...
Lovanii, Masius 1671 (Sweeney 192 ; Sweeney 199).
In octavo, contemporary vellum (17,5x10,5 cm). 6 nn lvs; 510 pp; 4 nn lvs (index & privilegios), that is : pp 89-336 : resolutiones theologicae (own title page 1671) ;
pp 337-411 : apparatus ad doctrinam sacram (with index in big letters) ;
pp 412-510 : praxis concionandis ;
plus extra : 8 lvs (pp 61-76) : De Constancia Hiberniae in Religione Romana
Different manuscript owners entries and stamps at the title page. Excellent copy.
Sweeney mentions this book (nr 192) but does not give its full collation. He gives the book an "XR" on the rarity index, that is : "extremely rare, only known by a handful of copies". Our ...
Noticias summarias das Perseguisoes
Da Missam de Cochinchina.. pelos Padres
Da Companhia de JESU
Lisboa, Manescal. 1700
Pinto de Matos, p. 260; Streit, VI. No 1460; Maggs, Biblioteca Asiatica part V, 1929 pp 29/30; Lach Asia III, p. 1267.
6 nn leaves; 458 pp; 1 nn leaf
Contemporary free end papers
Contemporary calf, spine, restored
Raised bands & (later) gilt.
Kept in a protective slipcase
A few leaves browned. Else in fine, original condition.
E livro raro e estimado (Pinto de Matos). Palau mentions only one booklet by Manuel Ferreira: breve compendio succesos de la ...
Carte generale du cours du Gange et du Gagra
Paris, Du Perron. 1784
(Gole, 1983: 102 2.1; Sommervogel, Vol VIII, column 21 & 22; Edney p 133) 59x75 cm, black & white as issued, copper plate engraving. Slight, overall browning. Else fine
A rare and fundamental map in the history of cartography of India.
Tieffenthaller (born 1710) was a Jesuit who worked and travelled India (1742-1785). He used his knowledge of the higher Ganges area to draw this map, which was published in Paris in 1784 and used by Rennell for his pioneering work on the cartography of that country. Notably but not surprisingly for a Jesuit he used and ...