Lot 164 of 515:
Jesuit Claudio Acquaviva 1606  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
R.P. Claudii Aquavivae Societatis Iesu Praepositi Generalis Instructio pro superioribus ad augendum conseruandu[m]q. spiritum in Societate
Author:
Acquaviva, Claudio
Place:
Romae [Rome]
Publisher:
In Collegio Rom. eiusde[m] Societat
Date:
1606
Description:

[4], 48, [4]; 18, [1] pp. Engraved title page, initials, head and tail pieces. 16.5x11 cm (6½x4"), period full vellum.

Claudio Acquaviva, S.J. was an Italian Jesuit priest elected in 1581 the fifth Superior General of the Society of Jesus. He is often referred to as the second founder of the Jesuit order. Some older texts, including those illustrated in this article, spell his name Aquaviva. There is  a second part, with caption title, “Instructio Pro Visitatoribus Socitatus Jesu.” 18, [1] pp. This addition is not in OCLC listings we could find.

Lot Amendments
Pagination is correct, [4], 48, [4] pp. There is also an additional part, with caption title, “Instructio Pro Visitatoribus Socitatus Jesu.” 18, [1] pp.
Condition:
Some general wear and soiling to vellum; interior generally bright with some light toning and scattered foxing, a solid copy; very good.
 
Item number:
309059
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