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Paul Laymann's Theologia Moralis 1699  

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Theologia Moralis

Laymann, Paul


Joh. Martinus Schönwetterus



2 volumes in 1. [6], 435; 437, [97] pp. With additional engraved title page, head and tail pieces. (4to), 34x19 cm (13½x7½"), blindstamped pigskin with metal clasps, raised spine bands. Eighth Edition.

Paul Laymann was an Austrian Jesuit. He was one of the greatest moralists and canonists of his time, and a prolific writer on philosophical, moral, and juridical subjects. Theologia Moralis, a compendium of moral theology, is the most important of his thirty-three literary productions. Until the second quarter of the eighteenth century, it was edited repeatedly (latest edition, Mainz, 1723), and was extensively used as a textbook in seminaries. This volume formerly of the Holy Redeemer College Library in Washington, D.C., with their stamps, pockets, etc. at front and rear.

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Wear and staining to leather; Library stamp to illustrated title page and other preliminary pages, some period notes on front endpapers, interior solid with toning and scattered light foxing; very good.

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