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THE IDEAL CHRISTIAN MONARCH FOR JESUITS

Da Ponte, Luigi (De la Puente, Luis). Idea del principe, e del maestrato cristiano opera del venerabil padre Luigi Da Ponte della Compagnia di Giesu' tradotta dal p. Cammillo Maria Rinaldi ... e dedicata all'altezza ... Cosimo Terzo. Rome: per Dom. A. Ercole, 1692.

8vo, full vellum, four raised bands spine with handwritten letterings at first compartment, pp. XV, [1], 411, [5].

Full page portrait of the author, drawn by Pietro Locatelli and engraved by B. Thiboust.

Scarce first Italian edition of this treatise by the Spanish Jesuit Luis de la Puente (1554-1624) about the ideal features of a Christian monarch.

References: IT\ICCU\TO0E\038643. No copies on the market in the last two decades.

Condition

Minor traces of use, but unsophisticated copy.

Starting Bid

€140.00

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[Jesuits, Christian Prince] Da Ponte, 1692

Estimate €300 - €400
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