Lot 23 of 515:
Letters of Juan De Avila 1590  

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Lettere Spirituali Del Dottor Giovanni Avila Predic. Ne L'andaluzia; Tradotte Di Lingua Spagnola Nella Toscana Dal Rever. Padre Maestro Timoteo Botonio

Avila, Juan De


Filippo Giunt



[6], 850, [20] pp.  Full page engraved plate of crucifixion, woodcut initials. (12mo) 16½x10", period vellum, title inked on spine.

With the decorative bookplate of Carlo Migliorini. A loose sheet from the period with manuscript notes is laid in. John of Ávila was a Spanish priest, preacher, scholastic author, and religious mystic, who has been declared a saint and Doctor of the Church by the Catholic Church. He is called the "Apostle of Andalusia", for his extensive ministry in that region.

Lot Amendments

Fair amount of wear and some staining to vellum, remnants of label on spine; wormholing to title page with no loss to text, interior sound with scattered light staining and foxing; very good.

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