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Title: HistoriŠ Societatis Jesu Prima pars aviore Nicolao Orlandino Soc(tis) eiusdem Sacerdote.
Description: 4. Roma, apud Bartholomaeum Zannett˙ , 1615, in-folio, (6/8) nn pp + 578 pp + (38) nn pp (index + errata) , incomplete for one leaf, lacks the engraved title, bound in old calf, rebacked in brown morocco, endpapers renewed, binding worn but technically sound , ex-library, with two small stamps. Gilt title on spine. Francesco Sacchini ( Paciano - Perugia 1570 - Roma 1625) compiled a chronological study on the history of the Jesuit Order in five parts (Pars Prima - Pars Quinta). This Pars Prima is the first edition The work continued for over 140 years, the sixth part was published in 1750. This first part covers the history of the Jesuit order from its origins untill the year 1556 ( death of its founder Ignatius of Loyola). The volume is fully indexed. Lacks unfortunately the title page. ( Auguste Carayon ; Bibliographie Historique de la Compagnie de JÚsus item 3 . De Backer-Sommervogel VII col. 366).ž .


Price: EUR 1800.00 = appr. US$ 1956.32 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 33562