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Archdekin, Richard S.J.

Praecipuae Controversiae

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 ...

Archdekin, Richard S.J.
€ 3400
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Ferreira, Manuel

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.

In folio

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 ...

Ferreira, Manuel
Ferreira, Manuel
€ 6200
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Tiefentaller, Joseph de (S.J.)

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.

Tieffentaller (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 ...

Tiefentaller, Joseph de (S.J.)
€ 3000
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