Lot 98 of 145:
Scarce History of Foreign Missionary Work 1572  

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$1,200 - $1,500

Title:
Theatrum Conversionis Gentium Totius Orbis

Author:
Mermannius, Arnoldus.

Place:
Antwerp

Publisher:
Christophe Plantin

Date:
1572

Description:
192, [16] pp. A-N8. (8vo) 6¼x4¼, full vellum, spine lettered by hand. Scarce first work on the history of foreign missionary work, includes a history of African missions. No copies at auction in at least 30 years. OCLC Worldcat locates only 6 copies.

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Condition:
Spine lacking approx 1½" at heel, some wear and soiling to vellum, front hinge cracked; some staining; else very good.


 
Item number:
197166
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