Oct 16, 2018 - Sale 2488

Sale 2488 - Lot 96

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(JESUITS.) Tanner, Mathias, S. J. Societas Jesu usque ad sanguinis et vitae profusionem militans, in Europa, Africa, Asia, et America, contra gentiles, Mahometanos, Judaeos, haereticos, impios, pro Deo, fide, ecclesia, pietate. 173 etched text illustrations of martyrdom scenes by Melchior Küsel after Karel Skreta. [18], 548, [4] pages, including etched general and 4 divisional titles. Folio, 305x195 mm, early 19th-century boards, soiled and worn; light to moderate foxing and dampstaining through most of volume. Prague: typis Universitatis Carolo-Ferdinandeae, 1675...

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first edition of a profusely illustrated world Jesuit martyrology, with the final section devoted to missionaries who died in the Americas. Alden 675/164; Palau 327222.