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Ludolphus of Saxony and the beginning of western meditation. And the creation of the word ” Jesuita”.

e 994G Ludolphus de Saxonia                d. 1378 Vita Christi.   [Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 20 December, 1478]        $35,000 Large Folio 17 ½  x 12 ½ inches.  [a-m8n6 o-z8r6;A-Z8] 371 of 372 leaves, lacking folio 294. 60 lines plus headline, printed in gothic letter,... Continue Reading →

Ludolphus of Saxony and the beginning of western meditation. And the creation of the word ” Jesuita”.

e 994G Ludolphus de Saxonia                d. 1378 Vita Christi.   [Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 20 December, 1478]        $35,000 Large Folio 17 ½  x 12 ½ inches.  [a-m8n6 o-z8r6;A-Z8] 371 of 372 leaves, lacking folio 294. 60 lines plus headline, printed in gothic letter,... Continue Reading →

Saint John Fisher: English Martyr

ON 22 June, 1535   He was declared guilty, and condemned to be hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn, but the mode of execution was changed, and instead he was beheaded on Tower Hill.  Erasmus said of John Fisher: "He... Continue Reading →

A couple of Incunables

Jacopo de Voragine, Sermones de tempore et de sanctis et Quadragesimales Lyons: [Jean Bachelier and Pierre Bartelot], 8 Aug. 1499        $15,000 Quarto in eight s, 8 x 5.5 in. Three parts in the following order: Sermones de... Continue Reading →

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