Abbey Antiquarian Books[Abbey Logo]

119 Northwick Business Centre
Blockley, Moreton-in-Marsh
Glos. GL56 9RF, UK

tel:  +44 1386 701133     e-mail:

Browse Books by Catalogue:
1. Antiquarian (before 1700)
2. Antiquarian (1700-1900)
3. Children's Books (before 1900)
4. Children's Books (after 1900)
5. Pop-ups and Movables
6. Paper Dolls
7. Bewick and Woodengraving
8. Fable and Emblem Books
9. Art and Collecting
10. Biography
11. Classics (Greek/Latin)
12. Cookery
13. Crime Fiction
14. English Topography
15. Fiction
16. History
17. Medical
18. Military
19. Natural History
20. Poetry
21. Religion
22. Royalty
23. Science and Technology
24. Sport
25. Travel
26. Foreign Language Books.

Catalogue of Antiquarian Books (before 1700)

Order this Book:  click here to make your purchase through our secure server now.

In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V68773

Author Marchant,Jacob
Title HORTUS PASTORUM SACRAE DOCTRINAE Floribus polymitus authore R.D.Jacobo Marchantio .. Una cum Candelabro, Tuba Sacerdotali.. Editio Ultima et Plane Recognita.
PlacePub Lugduni (Lyon)
Publisher Anissonios, Joan.Posuel & Claud.Rigaud
Date 1689
Illustrations Large woodcut of ornate fleur-de-lys in scrolled frame with cherub supporters (repeated) + some foliated head and tailpieces + many printers devices as decorative divisions.
Description Folio newer tooled roan on 4 raised bands (tips rubbed/sl.marked) Titlepage in red and black +[18] =dedication, to the reader & indices 1026pp +[8p] indices of places/things etc. with a second titlepage to TUBA SACERDOTALIS DEMOLIENS MUROS SEPTEM JERICHO with repeated printers mark but page in black only at p[697/8]. Entirely complete except for blanks at end. The first titlepage has a monastic stamp in the margin and outer margin is tatty and repaired without loss of print. The next six prelim. leaves are also slightly tatty or repaired, at the margin and similarly at the end (in the index) however none of this affects any printed areas. There are some creases to pages and about 6 with light ink spots [clearly blotted up as they are pale] A marginal damp mark affects about two dozen leaves in all in the middle, the book is otherwise clean and square. *By a Belgian theologian, the work was very popular giving advice on how to live, the various sins explained and graded as to severity, the sacraments explained and how to pray. A large book, in good condition, text in two columns with side notes giving biblical references but not that easy to come by.
Booknumber V68773
Price Price: GBP 160.00 or USD 202.00
Picture [No Picture Available]

Send us an enquiry about this Book:                     Visa MC

Order this Book:  click here to make your purchase through our secure server now.

Thank you for visiting

John and Anne Adye