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FEO, P. Fr. Antonio, O.P.
Trattados [sic] quadragesimais, e da Paschoa.… En esta segunda [sic] impressão emendados.
Lérida, Por Luys Manescal, acosta de Miguel Manescal, mercader de libros, 1613.. First Edition published in Spain. 4°, contemporary limp vellum (remains of ties, worn and buckled), vertical manuscript lettering on spine. Large woodcut profile head of Christ on title-page, with "Ego sum via veritas et vita" around edge. Numerous woodcut initials. Woodcut head- and tailpieces. Text in two columns. Some significant waterstains; occasional light browning. Small pieces missing from blank margin in first quire (about 6 x 1.5 cm.). In good condition. Old paper label on spine. Contemporary inscription on title-page. Oval paper label of José da Silva Santos, Porto, in upper outer corner of front pastedown endleaf. (12 ll.), 456 pp., (28 ll.); 431 pp., (7, 1 blank, 12 ll.). Page 307 misnumbered 370. *** Third edition, the first to be published in Spain, of this collection of materials for sermons. There are Lisbon editions of 1609 and 1612. It is unusual to find Portuguese works such as this one published in Portuguese in Spain. Some of the licenses are in Spanish. This highly regarded work was also translated into Spanish and French. Each volume ends with an index of Biblical passages cited and topics mentioned (lugares communs). Frei Antonio Feo, a native of Lisbon, joined the Dominican Order in 1589. Feo is known as one of the greatest Portuguese orators of all time. His sermons are often combined with those of Diogo de Paiva de Andrade and António Vieira as the most glorious examples of the finest Portuguese prose ever written. His sermons and religious texts are noted f … [Click Below for Full Description]
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