Oct 27, 2015 - Sale 2395

Sale 2395 - Lot 56

Price Realized: $ 1,235
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(CHALDEAN SYNOD.) Synodalia Chaldaeorum; videlicet, Epistola synodica Eliae Patriarchae Babylonis, & Archiepiscoporum eius obedientiae. Ad sanctissimum D. N. D. Paulum Papam V [and other texts in Latin and Syriac]. 2 full-page engravings on pages 54-55 with Syriac text of a poem to Pope Paul V and facing Latin translation arranged in rosettes. [8], 86, [2] pages, including final blank. 4to, 243x174 mm, contemporary limp vellum gilt, spine chipped at bottom, white ink shelf number, front hinge split; scattered minor marginal foxing, leaves with engravings toned, offsetting onto adjacent leaves, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary and other stamps on title, accession number on next leaf; gilt edges. Rome: Bartolomeo Zanetti, 1617

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first edition of the acts of the 1616 Chaldean synod at Amid (now Diyarbakir) convened by Patriarch Elias to seek union with the Catholic Church.