De Septem Verbis a Christo in Cruce Prolatis Libri Duo [provenance: J.B. Bouvier]
De Septem Verbis a Christo in Cruce Prolatis Libri Duo [provenance: J.B. Bouvier]

De Septem Verbis a Christo in Cruce Prolatis Libri Duo [provenance: J.B. Bouvier]

Coloniæ Agrippina [Cologne]: Joannem Busaeum, 1662. Hardcover. [18], 190, [8] p.: engraved title page, 3 full-page engraved illustrations (including a portrait of the author); 12 cm. Signatures: A-N8 O4 (12mo). Contemporary calf with five spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled spine decorations. Lacking original label from second compartment. Final two leaves are blank. Two engraved bookplates on front fixed endpaper, covering an earlier one. The two visible ones read: "J.B. Bouvier, Episc. Cenomanensis" and "Cardinalis Dubois Archiepiscopi Rothomagensis." Jean Baptiste Bouvier (1783-1854) was a French theologian, author of Institutiones Theologicæ, and Bishop of Le Mans. Louis-Ernest, Cardinal Dubois (1856-1929), became archbishop of Bourges in 1909, archbishop of Rouen in 1916 (when he was elevated to cardinal), and archbishop of Paris in 1920. In Good Condition: lacking some leather over spine; edges rubbed; small amount of worming near gutter on a few leaves; clean and solid. Good. Item #005587

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