Lot 80 of 230:
de Sales' Introduction to the Devout Life in Portuguese  

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Livro de Ouro, ou Introduçao a' Vida Devota; Novamente accrescentado... Compostos pelo bemaventurado S. Francisco de Sales...

Francis de Sales, Saint

Coimbra (Portugal)

Na Officina de Antonio Simoens Ferreira



[24], 471 pp. Title page printed in red & black, with woodcut device. woodcut initials, head & tailpieces. (4to) 20x14.5 cm (8x6"), period calf, recased with new endpapers, repairs to corners and spine ends. 

Rare Portuguese edition of the "Introduction to the Devout Life" by Francis de Sales (1567-1622), onetime Bishop of Geneva. No copies of this edition are listed in OCLC/WorldCat.

Lot Amendments

Minor wear to covers; some darkening and soiling to contents, ink notations on half title, which is backed; marginal repairs to title page and following leaf; overall very good.

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