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Meditations on the Life and Death of the Holy Jesus; by the Abbot Blosius. And two discourses by the Archbishop of Cambray.
bookseller. ., Edinburgh: Printed by John Catanach for Mr. James Robertson 1730 - 12mo., pp. [4] 3-127 [1]. Browning, some dog-earing, bound in contemporary calf (rubbed, worn, loss and splitting at spine and top joint). Remains of old MS shelflabel, bookplate of The Hope Trust, 31 Moray Place, Edinburgh. First English-language edition of the work ?Sacellum animae fidelis? (lit.: ?sanctuary of the faithful soul?) by the influential Flemish Benedictine mystic Louis de Blois (1506-1566) - and the only printing of this author in Scotland in the pre-1800 period. This devotional publication has, also, English translations of two unidentified discourses by the writer and Archbishop of Cambrai Franc?ois de Salignac de La Mothe-Fe?nelon (1651-1715) (?On Fidelity in Small Things? and ?On True Christianity; or Revealed Religion?); a two-page biography of Louis and FĂ©nelon; and three prayers: ?A Prayer of John Rasbrochius, Canon Regular, and Prior of Green-Valley near Brussels, 400 years ago?; ?A Prayer from Revealed Religion?; and ?A Prayer from Natural Religion? Rare in book form, ESTC (T200884) and OCLC (02/17) showing copies at BL and NLS - COPAC showing a copy at Manchester which turns out to be digital. [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: Leo Cadogan Rare Books Ltd., ABA, ILAB]
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