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FOUR WORKS WITH ETHIC INSTRUCTIONS AND SPIRITUAL EXERCISES FOR CHRISTIAN WOMEN

[1.]: [Christian Ethics Women] Franceschi, 1851-52
MORAL READINGS FOR USE BY CHRISTIAN GIRLS

Franceschi Ferrucci, Caterina. Letture morali ad uso delle fanciulle. Genova: Tip. del R. I. de' sordo-muti, 1851-52.

12mo (160x100 mm), contemporary half leather binding with gilt lettering at spine, marbled paper at boards, blue sprinkled edges; 3 parts bound in 1 v.; pp. 121, [3]; 116, [2]; 119. Three title-pages with engraved vignettes.

References: IT\ICCU\LIA\0685025 (4 copies). OCLC, 560036824 (1 copy in UK) and 834218042 (1 copy in Germany).


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[2.]: [Christian Ethics, Women] Fenoglio, La vera madre di famiglia, 1861
SCARCE WORK BY FATHER FENOGLIO WITH INSTRUCTIONS OF CHRISTIAN ETHICS FOR WOMEN AND MOTHERS

Fenoglio, Giambattista. La vera madre di famiglia, operetta compilata dal padre d. Giambattista Fenoglio c.r. somasco. Quarta ed. con nuove aggiunte e correzioni. Milano: tip. e lib. Arcivescovile, ditta Boniardi-Pogliani di E. Besozzi, 1861.

12mo (138x88 mm), contemporary half leather binding with gilt title and decorations at spine, percaline at boards with floral blind-tooling, blue sprinkled edges; pp. VI, 595, [1], [1] plate. Steel engraved frontispiece; title-page in red and black types in a decorated red frame.

Instructions of Christian ethics for women and mothers (behaviour and duties of a Christian woman and mother, suggestions to preserve peace with husband, behaviour with mother-in-law).

References: IT\ICCU\TO0\0872051 (2 copies). OCLC, 797914905.


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[3.]: [Christian women] Le guide, 1854
SPIRITUAL GUIDE FOR CHRISTIAN WOMEN

ONE COPY IN USA

Le guide de la femme chretienne ou recuil de reflexions, prieres & pratiques de piete a l’usage des dames […]. Clermont-Ferrand: Imprimerie de Thibaud-Landriot freres, 1854.

12mo (160x106 mm), contemporary full shagreen binding, with gilt title at spine and gilt decorations at the squares, gilt edges; pp. xxii, 604, [3] plates; title-page and text in a decorated frame.
Some prayers in French and Latin in parallel columns.

References: Not registered in ICCU. OCLC, 196667611 (one copy in USA at the Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge).


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[4.]: [Spiritual Exercises] Le livre de piete, 1885, 5 vols
A NICE AND RARE SET OF SPIRITUAL EXERCISES FOR YOUNG CHRISTIAN WOMEN

Le livre de piete de la jeune fille au pensionnat et dans sa famille […]. 90me éd. Avignon : Aubanel Freres, Editeurs, 1885.

12mo (130x82), contemporary full shagreen binding in a cardboard slipcase, gilt decorations at the squares; 5 vols; pp. 847.

Provenance: Handwritten dedication at hal-title page (from a mother to her daughter, Beatrix), made in April 1891 in Bologna. Printed inscription of the blessing and the signature of Pope Pius IX, in front of title-page.

References: Ed. not registered in ICCU. OCLC, 902138044 (1 copy in the Netherlands).

Condition

[1.]: Occasional traces of use and light foxing. In very good condition.
[2.]: Light foxing. A very good copy.
[3.]: Light traces of use and occasional foxing. A very good copy.
[4.]: Traces of use. A very good copy.

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[Women, Ethics & Spiritual Exercises] 4 works 19th cent

Estimate €140 - €180Jun 9, 2016