Six Early Printed Books, Continental and English.
Six Early Printed Books, Continental and English. Including: Bartoli's La Ricreatione del Savio, Venice: Pezzana, 1669, 12mo, engraved title, bound in full contemporary limp parchment, ffep torn away with loss, 5 1/2 x 3 in.; John of Damascus's Historia de Vitis et Rebus Gestis SS. Barlaam Eremitae, Cologne: Ex Officina Birckmannica, 1593, 12mo, contemporary tooled parchment, worn, title page torn with loss and rubber stamp, contents stained throughout, 4 7/8 x 2 7/8 in.; Pinamonti's La Religiosa in Solitudine, 12mo, contemporary parchment over boards, 5 1/4 x 2 7/8 in.; The Athenian Oracle: Being an Entire Collection of all the Valuable Questions and Answers in the Old Athenian Mercuries, London: Bell, 1706, volume one only of three, octavo, text printed in two columns throughout, later half calf, marbled boards, worn, 7 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.; Thyrsus González de Santalla's Fundamentum Theologiae Moralis, Cologne: Aloysius Ghissardus, 1694, quarto, in 1694, this text was printed simultaneously in at least ten European cities, text in Latin, two columns, contemporary parchment over boards, 9 x 6 1/4 in.; [and] Vatier's La Conduite de S. Ignace de Loyola, Paris: Meturas, 1650, Quarto, bound in full contemporary speckled calf, front and back board tooled in gilt with ecclesiastical arms featuring a galero (bishop's hat) with ten tassels on each side, Jesuit institutional inscription on title, 9 x 6 3/4 in. (6)
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