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GENTILI, GIUSEPPE
1741 Rosa Maria Serio Life Venerable Rosemary Sario Carmelite Giuseppe Gentili
Italy: GENTILI, GIUSEPPE Vita Della Venerabile Madre Rosa Maria Serio Engraved portrait; plate. [18], 376 pages. 4to Rome & Milan, 1741 text Italian Scarce antiquarian book on Rosa Maria Serio (1674-1726) received the Carmelite habit in 1690. Her canonization for sainthood was begun in 1741 the same year this book was printed. The Venerable Rosemary Sario - posthumously declared a heroic in virtue during the investigation and process leading to canonization as a saint. She claimed she was visited by Saint Teresa who told her to live under the Constitution of Mary Magdalene de'Pazzi. According to her biography More than once she was found levitating. Condition Illustrated with the rare frontispiece portrait and plate contemporary plain pasteboard covers attached shelf-wear to the book Binding sound Small loss page b2 at bottom not affect text, marginal loss page 77 barely touching text, small chip bottom page 169 not affect text. Interior clean for age light scattered foxing generally sound internally Exterior fair with original corners attached with peeling of material at corners, some soiling Minor evidence bookworm top pages 83-99 not affect text, minor loss bottom page 211 not affect text no writing in text Collated and complete Overall interior very good for age Exterior as pictured fair only for age but original. Spine faded and worn, material edge wear with some loss. Not ex library Scarce World catalog locates 1 copy, Ship daily Signature required on delivery.
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