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Author: ALEGAMBE PHILIPPE (BRUSSEL 1592 - ROME 1652 ) Title: Heroes et Victimae Charitatis Societatis Iesu , seu Catalogus eorum qui e Societate Iesu Charitati animam devouerunt ; ad it expositi , & immortui peste infectorum obsequio ex charitate, obedienti‚que suscepto.
Description: 12. Roma, Ex Typographia Varesij , 1658, in-4į, (8) nn pp + 568 pp + (8) nn pp ( index & approbatio). Bound in contemporary supple vellum. Title in manuscript, with ex-library markings, on the smooth spine. Some light browning at a few pages but a very nice copy. With a manuscript ex-libris on the title page '' Domus Prob. Cobiga (?) Soc. Iesu'' Later added '' Bibliotheca Coll. Ferrisisse S.J. ''. Also with small 19th c. oval rubberstamp '' Bibliotheca A. Hamy''. The text of Alegambe ends at pp. 432. The book was continued by Johannes Nadasi. Philippe Alegambe , also known as the first compiler of a bibliography on the Jesuit Order wrote here a chronical study on the lives of the early members of the Jesuit Order. Some members ( e.g. Paschasius BroŽt , Ludovicus Ruiz-Granatensis ) get a lengthy description, others are only mentioned by name and date of death by plague. Apart from the chronology the entries are also arranged according the ''Jesuit Provinces '' : Gallia , Hispania , Italia, Bohemia, Belgium, Lusitania, Polonia, and also Peruvia and South America. .
Price: EUR 700.00 = appr. US$ 760.79 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 51264