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Author: Pasini, Domenico Maria and Giuseppe Gramignani
Title: Vita, e virtu del Venerabile Servo di Dio P.F. Gioan Vincenzo Ferreri, nobile palermitano, religioso del Terz' Ordine di S. Francesco : raccolta dal suo Processo, e dalla sua Vita, e Confessione scritta di proprio pugno del Servo di Dio per ordine del suo Padre Spirituale.
Place Published: Palermo
Publisher: Giuseppe Gramignani
Date Published: 1699

[xxiv], 414, [23] pp With additional engraved title page, 2 portrait frontispieces, and 34 additional engraved plates, with text decorations, some full page, throughout. (8vo) 21x15 cm (8¼x6") period vellum, title in period ink on spine.

Life of Vincent Ferrer, a Valencian Dominican friar, who gained acclaim as a missionary and a logician. He is honored as a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. He was canonized by Pope Calixtus III on 3 June 1455. His feast day is celebrated on April 5thl. The Fraternity of Saint Vincent Ferrer, a pontifical religious institute founded in 1979, is named for him. Plates include portraits of Ferrer and of the dedicatee, and 34 additional plates illustrating events in the life of Ferrer. Provence: Sandor Burstein.


Some wear and staining to vellum; a few closed tears and small areas of insect damage to endpapers and first few leaves, scattered areas of foxing and dampstaining, mostly to margins, toning to plates and text block, binding and interior solid with all plates intact; very good.

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Life of Vincent Ferrer, 1699 36 plates

Estimate $500 - $800May 04, 2017
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