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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V71421

Author Chrysologus,Petrus
Title SERMONES in Evangelia de Dominicis
PlacePub Venice
Publisher Sarzina
Date 1636
Illustrations Titlepage with woodcut figural printer's mark.
Description Small octavo laced through vellum with yapp fore-edge old neat ink title blind ruled to spine & covers (slightly marked but neat and tight). Titlepage in red and black +[14]pp dedication +596pp containing 176 Sermons +[14]pp index. Two stamps of Bibliotheca Soc. Lainciensis to fly leaf & titlepage and ink inscription dated 1669. Text with side-notes of biblical references. Small worm holes to endpaper, titlepage & first leaf of dedication, no other marks, tears, holes until rear endpaper with one worm hole. *The sainted author was a famous preacher whose name means speaking Golden Words in Greek, and was Bishop of Ravenna in the 5th century. He was made a Doctor of the Church and the Ravenna mosaics are supposed to show a life-like portrait of him among the court entourage. Chrysologus was a compelling speaker with succinct sermons dealing with the Incarnation, Apostles' Creed, explanation of various heresies in simple clear language.
Booknumber V71421
Price Price: GBP 165.00 or USD 208.00
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