Lot 203 of 429:
Lyere on the suffering of Christ, 1655  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
De imitatione Iesu patientis; sive, De morte et vita in Christo Iesu patiente abscondita, in carne vero nostra mortali ad similitudinem eius exprimenda libri VII
Author:
Lyere, Adriaan van
Place:
Antverpiae
Publisher:
Iacobum Meursium
Date:
1655
Description:

[52], 595, [47] pp. Engraved pictorial title page; woodcut initials. (folio) 31.5x20.5 cm (12½x8¼"), period calf, possibly rebacked at an early time, raised spine bands. 

Handsome folio copy of the devotional work by the Jesuit Adriaan van Lyere's (aka Hadriano Lyearo, 1588-1661).

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some rubbing to covers, spine worn, joints tender; old ink ownership inscription to top of title page; else very good.
 
Item number:
300655b
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