Oliva,Joannis Pauli (Giovanni Paolo Oliva, 1600-1681)
In selecta scripturae loca ethicae commentationes ex Capite Primo Esdrae sive DE CYRO REGE Quibus adjecta prolegomena ad stromata, seu Dissertationes super Evangeliis quadragesimae ad academicos Christianos. Tomus tertius [of Oliva's works bu complete book in itself].
Ffr. Anissoniorum et Joannis Posuel
Copperplate frontis after Gian Lorenzo Bernini (engraved by Franciscus Spiere + large copperplate device on titlepage [145x104mm] + copperplate of a King Cyrus being presented with a document with camel train in background + 2 more one emblematic plate wi
Folio blindstamped pigskin over bevelled wooden boards on five raised bands (lacks clasps/darkened mainly to lower cover & spine/rubbed/spine splitting & lacking 1" of leather at headbut tight and sound) All edges green. Frontis + Titlepage printed in red and black +[14p=preface] + [8p=contents], +446pp, [76p=index], + half title +[8p=Preface & Argument] +216p +[48p=index] +errata leaf. Two ownership labels, a Jesuit Scriptorium & The Writer's Library, London. The top third of the first To Reader page has been cut out -text of first page starts just below this but verso is lacking top third of text. A few dusty fingerings to the first leaves and a leather label laid in has left some square browning marks to endpapers and frontis, else an exceptionally clean, wide margined handsomely bound copy COMPLETE in this volume.
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