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Saint Cyprian
D. Caecilii CYPRIANI Carthaginiensis Episcopi, Totius Africae primatis ac gloriosissimi Martyris Opera: Iam denuo quam accuratissime recognita, collatione facta Editionum Pauli Manutii & Guilielmi Morelii ad exemplarioa aliquot manuscripta vetustissima, certoque ordine, habita temporum ratione, in tres Tomos nunc primum distincta. Editio altera prioribus castigatior.
Parisiis: Apud Viduam Michaelem David. Paris, 1633. Three parts in one volume, folio, pp. [cxii], 226, [vi], 227-412, [iv], 413-602, title printed in red and black with engraved vignette. A new edition of the letters and theological works of the first Christian martyr of the African continent, Cyprian, Bishop of Carthage, who was imprisoned and executed by the sword in 258 A.D. for refusing to sacrifice to pagan deities. Eighteenth-century boards, slightly rubbed with a new spine. Some leaves rather browned, a few marginal tears. External original boards with a new spine - original boards in fairly 'rustic' condition gilt titles to the spine five raised bands page edges brown, top page edges darkened; bottom page edges marked boards fair and edges & corners rubbed & bumped spine clear and bright corners ok Internal internally good for age front and rear page have been re-inforced which leaves a 'shiny' finish to the edge and reverse of the title p17 misnumbered notes to p149 underlining in old ink to many pages p169 misnumbered 269 p187 is torn (closed tear) notes to p189 p275 misnumbered 273 p276 misnumbered 376 p595/596 torn (closed tear) hinges strong and text block binding sound clean pages with some darkening with age [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Louis88Books [Andover, United Kingdom]
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