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[1.]: [Biographies, St. Frances of Rome] Cepari, 1753
UNCOMMON EDITION OF THE LIFE OF ST FRANCES OF ROME BY THE JESUIT FATHER CEPARI

Cepari, Virgilio. Vita di santa Francesca Romana fondatrice delle Oblate Olivetane di Torre de' Specchi. In Verona: per Giuseppe Berno libraro su la Via de' Leoni, 1753.

8vo (200x132 mm), contemporary decorated cardboard binding; pp. (10), 332.
Fine xyl. vignette at title-page. A full page xyl. plate showing the Saint at frontispiece, engraved by Domenico Cagnoni, 1753, in Verona.

Frances of Rome (Italian: Santa Francesca Romana) (1384 - March 9, 1440) is an Italian saint who was a wife, mother, mystic, organizer of charitable services and a Benedictine oblate who founded a religious community of oblates, who share a common life without religious vows.

Cepari, Virgilio (1564-1631) was an Italian religious and Jesuit

References: IT\ICCU\VIAE\008329 (4 copies). OCLC, 797485928.


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[2.]: [Biographies, St. Frances of Rome] Fullerton, 1860
RARE EDITION OF THE LIFE OF ST. FRANCES OF ROME

ONE COPY IN USA

Fullerton, Georgiana Charlotte. Vita di Santa Francesca Romana di Lady Giorgina Fullerton; prima versione italiana col permesso dell'autrice. Verona: Vicentini e Franchini, 1860.

8vo (200x130 mm), editorial paper binding; pp. [vi], 244.

References: IT\ICCU\PBE\0005098 (one copy at the Biblioteca della Pia società Istituto don Nicola Mazza don Antonio Spagnolo - Verona). OCLC, 11792205 (one copy in USA at the Saint Bonaventure University, Friedsam Memorial Library).

Condition

[1.]: Traces of use to the binding. Light foxing. Overall, a very good copy.
[2.]: Very good copy.

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[Saints, Lives, St. Frances of Rome] Cepari, 1753

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