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Lot 0388
Author: Ribadeneira, Pedro de
Title: Vita del P. Ignatio Loiola... nuouamente uolgarizata da Gio. Giolito de'Ferrari
Place Published: Venetia
Publisher:Appresso i Gioliti
Date Published: 1587

[64], 684, [2] pp. a-d8, A-Z8, AA-VV8 (-VV8, a blank). Elaborate woodcut border on title page, woodcut headpieces & initials; full-page engraved portrait. (8vo) 15.4x10.3 cm (6x4"), old vellum.

Biography of Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556), the Spanish Basque priest and theologian who founded the religious order Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and became its first Superior General. First published in 1586. OCLC/WorldCat lists only four copies of this 1587 edition.


Light wear to covers; a few wormholes to prelims.; signatures NN-PP with worm damage repaired with text restored in mss.; VV2 preceds VV1 but no loss of text, VV8 (a blank) excises; overall very good.

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Life of Ignatius of Loyola, founder of Jesuits, 1587

Estimate $500 - $800Feb 22, 2018