Tertullianus Praedicans Padua 1729


Two 35 cm folia of sermons for the Roman Catholic church year, printed in Padua, Italy, in 1729, never bound, with  publisher’s wrappers.


Tertulian. Vivien, Michel. Tertullianus praedicans : et supra quamlibet materiam omnibus anni dominicis, & festis non ordinariis solum, sed etiam extraordinariis ; singulisque quadragesimae feriis praedicabilem ordine alphabetico copiose dispositam, sex ad minus formans conciones, ingeniose adinventas, belle concinnatas, & trina subdivisione illustratas, cum duplici indice, concionum scilicet ; & materiarum. Auctore R.P. Michaele Vivien, Sacrae Theologiae Lectore, Provinciae Recollectorum S. Francisci in Aquitania Alumno, necnon antiqo Custodum Custode, Editio Septima, Correcta, & Emmendata. Tomus Primus / Tomus Secundus. Patavii, ex Typographia Seminarii. MDCCXXIX. Apud Joannem Manfrè. Superiorum Permissu, et Privilegio. With printer’s device of a phoenix rising from the flames with the motto: “Post fata Resurgo.” Vol. I: 35 cm, 632 pages; Vol.II: 35 cm, 688 pages. Library stamp on both title pages: “Library St. Ignatius Loyola, New York” inside front wrappers of both volumes a library tag: “St. Lawrence Residence, S.J., New York.” Deaccessioned and abandoned after Vatican II. Never bound, tacked into heavy 18th century publisher’s wrappers, now loose and with paper loss to wrappers’ spines. Sewing intact, signatures mostly still secure. A collection of sermons for the Roman Catholic church year. The eighteenth century paper is aging but still in very good condition. Sold with a page of manuscript notes found in Vol. II.