Lot 196 of 515:
Rare history of Saint Mammes 1650  

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Title:
Histoire du grand martyr S. Mammès patron de l'église de Lengres: divisée en deux livres: le premier contient sa vie et sa passion ; le second, les diverses translations de ses reliques. Par un chanoine et archidiacre de la mesme église.
Author:
Cordier, Alexandre
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Chez Sébastien Cramoisy : [et chez] Gabriel Cramoisy
Date:
1650
Description:

[16], 198 pp. Title page with engraved device, engraved head and tail pieces. (12mo) 18x11.5 cm (7x5"), period vellum, title inked on spine. 

Rare history of Saint Mammes (Mamas, Mammas, Mammet) of Caesarea, a child-martyr of the 3rd century. He was martyred at Caesarea. His parents, Theodotus and Rufina, were also martyred. Only 4 copies listed at OCLC.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
General wear and soiling to vellum, paper label at spine heel; front pastedown starting to detach, interior sound and bright; very good.
 
Item number:
309065
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