Lot 318 of 515:
Letters of St. Francis Xavier, 1660  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$600
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Lettres de S. Francois Xavier, de la compagnie de Iesus, apostre du Iapon
Author:
Xavier, Francisco de
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Chez Georges Iosse
Date:
1660
Description:

[32], 579, [1] pp. Woodcut printers device on title page. (8vo) 18x11 cm (7¼x4½"), period vellum, inked spine title, lacking leather ties.

Letters of Saint Francis Xavier, co-founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), and the first Christian missionary to venture to Japan, and served in other Acian locales as well.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some light foxing and aging to contents, ink ownership notation on title page, bookplate, else very good.
 
Item number:
296448b
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