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2405 | Rare Bibles, Books, & Manuscripts

Sun, Jan 14, 2024 12:00PM EST
Lot 86


Estimate: $525 - $600

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Year/Century: 16th century
Language: Latin
Subject: Religion & Spirituality
Binding: Hardcover
Description: Provisions quae de praecipuis sanctorum festis in ecclesia habentur, a Festo Sancti Andreae usque ad Festum Beatae Mariae Magdalenae bound with & Index amplissimus materiarum praecipuarum, quae sparsim in Concionibus de Tempore & Sanctorum Festis solemnibus.... - 1598. author R.P. Ludovico Granatensi, S. Theologiae Prosessore, Montego Dominicano, Ex officina Plantiniana, Apud Joannem Moretum; 1600 Measurements: 4 1/4 by 6 3/4 "; ex-library.Front free Good condition, toning; library sticker "Ex Bibliotheca Congis SSmi Redemptoris, Bruxelles, ad S. Josephum" to front pastedown. 2, 527, 1, 91, 2, 3 pp. were later bound. Endpapers in Latin with text annotated in pencil and stamped by the same library. Theologian, author, and preacher Louis of Granada was a Dominican friar. The Holy See has long recognized the basis for his canonization. His published writings address Scripture, doctrine, ethics, biography, and church history in addition to austere theology. His writings on asceticism, however, are what made him most famous. Numerous languages have translations for the most of them. The most well-known and most successful of his austere compositions is The Sinner's Guide (La Guia de Pecadores), which was released in 1555. It is distinguished by an unctuous eloquence that has made it a constant source of religious inspiration, as well as a smooth, harmonic style of the purest Spanish vernacular that has earned it the distinction of a classic. It has been compared to The Imitation of Christ by Thomas Kempis.


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