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Lot 83

LOUIS OF GRANADA'S 1599 PLANTIN EDITION SERMONS ANTIQUE 16TH CENTURY VOL. II

Estimate: $525 - $600

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Year/Century: 16th century
Language: Latin
Subject: Religion & Spirituality
Binding: Hardcover
Description: ACQUITY OF TEMPORE In Ecclesia haberi solent bound Quae dsebus Dominicis, Quartis & Sextis Feriis Quadragesimae & Quinque condiciones de poenitentia, habitae in quadra. Gesima: In quibus primum quidem exhortatio ad poenitentiam continentur: deinde qua ratione vera poenitentia, & peccatorum confessio agenda fit, traditur - 1599. R.P. Ludovico Granatensi, S. Theologiae Prosessore, Monte-Dorado Dominicano, Ex officina Plantiniana, Apud Joannem Moretum; 1599. Measurements: 4 1/4 by 6 3/4 "; ex-library.With the library sticker affixed on the front: "Ex Bibliotheca Congis SSmi Redemptoris, Bruxelles, ad S. Josephum" Stamp and pencil inscriptions from the same library on the front free endpapers. Toning and in good condition. Subsequent bound 2, 806, 2, 94, 4 pages. Latin text 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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