Lot 106 of 230:
Letters of St. Ivo of Chartres, 1584  

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Iuonis episcopi Carnotensis epistolae: Eiusdem chronicon de regibus francorum

Ivo, Carnotensis


Apud Sebastianum Niuellium



[28], 260, [27] pp. Woodcut headpieces, ornamental initials. (4to) 22.5x17 cm (9x6¾"), old vellum lettered in gilt on brown morocco spine label

St. Ivo of Chartres is famous for his 288 letters of correspondence. These letters often dealt with liturgical, canonical, and dogmatic questions and, much like his major works, are from the perspective of caritas, or charity. The letters deal with liturgical. canonical and dogmatic questions.

Lot Amendments

Light wear, staining and soiling to vellum; small nick at foot of front free endpaper, staining and soiling to pages, mild toning, some tide-marked pages at rear; very good.

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