Quadragena de Sermoens
Folio, contemporary limp vellum binding.
6; 307; 24 folios
5 woodcuts in the text
First edition of this text. All the works of Father Ceita are always highly esteemed as a classic of our language and it is not easy to find them (Pinto de Matos, p. 151)
Vita del servo di Dio D. Torivio
Rome, N. Tinassi.
(4) 315 (2) pp.
Contemporary limp vellum.
Title page with coat of arms of Pope Alexander VII and portrait by G. Valet.
Diarium vel descriptio....Australi
Amsterdam, L. Vlasbloem 1662. (Sabin 77961; Tiele memoires Schouten z, pp 52).
In small quarto, later vellum binding. 4 nn leaves, 6 folding maps & plates, 1 folding map added in manuscript on old paper
72 pages, last page blank. Complete according to tabellae.
This is the third reprint by Dirk Vlasbloem of Schoutens journal in Latin (first & second, both 1648). All of these Vlasbloem editions are extremely rare. Tiele and the index of this book gives 6 plates for this ...
A short relation of the River Nile
London, Martin 1673. (cfr. Gray 2657). In octavo, contemporary calf, restored. 56 lvs. Complete.
Father Lobo (S.J.), 1593-1678, a Portuguese Jesuit went to Ethiopia in 1634 and stayed there all his life. His Historia do Ethiopie, Coimbra 1659 was famous and translated in French (la Haye, 1728). There is another translation, made from a manuscript, not the original printed version, published in Amsterdam in 1728 also in 1728 as "Voyage historique d'Abysinnie. The text was also included in Thevenots Recueil de Voyages. Gay mentions two UK translations of the book, one in 1735 (Brunet 20812), another in 1789. Obviously the text remained ...
El Sol del Nueuo Mundo....Toribio
Rome, Angel Bernavo.
(Palau 177319/ Sabin 50071/Streit II 2183).
(9) 540 (14) pp. Engraved title page + 2 engravings (3?)
"Sehr geschätzte Biographie die heute zu den ...