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1741 Jesuit Missions South America Brazil PERU Paraguay MAPS Lettres Edifiantes

The ‘Lettres Edifiantes et Curieuses’ is a collection of reports and letters from Jesuit missions from around the world. It is a key and important source of information for the history of Catholic missions and missionaries through the 18th-century.

This volume includes two folding maps of Jesuit missions in South America, particularly of Peru and Northern Brazil. In addition to the maps, portraits of Jesuit missionaries accompany chapter headings. This tome includes letters and reviews of the following missions:
•State of Jesuit missions in providences of Paraguay
oFrom a Spanish memorial sent by Father Francois Burges
•Letter from Father de Bourzes to Madame la Comtesse de Soude
oFrom Madure Mission in 1713
•Letter from Father Cholenec to Father Augustin le Blanc
oFrom Sault de S. Louis in 1715
•A short description of the Maragnon River and missions established near the river (Peru)
oFrom Father Samuel Fritz
•Letter from Father Claude Antoine Barbier to Father Petit
oFrom Pinneypundi in 1711
•Letter from Father de Entrecolles to Father Orry
oFrom Iao Tcheou in 1712
•Letter from Father Tachard to Du Trevou
oAt Chandernagor, 1711

Item number: #1395

Price: $499

Jesuit Society

Lettres édifiantes et curieuses, écrites des missions etrangeres, par quelques missionnaires de la Compagnie de Jesus. XII. recueil.

Paris, rue S. Jacques. Chez Le Mercier & Boudet, imprimeurs-libraires, au Livre d'or, près S. Yves. Et chez Marc Bordelet, vis-à-vis le collége de Louis le Grand. M DCC XLI.


•Collation complete with all pages: [xxviii], 447, [3]
o Signatures: a12, b3, A-S12, T8, V1
o7 plates
•Language: French
•Binding: Leather; tight & secure
•Size: ~7in X 4in (18cm x 10cm)
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1741 Jesuit Missions South America Brazil PERU Paraguay

Estimate $400 - $800Nov 5, 2017
100 N Providence Rd
Ste 101
Columbia, MO 65203
United States
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