Sacrorum Sacrificiorum Gentilium. Brevis et Accurata Descriptio, Universae Superstitionis Ethnicae Ritus Cerimonias Complectens

By: Stuckio, Johann Wilhelm [Stucki]

Price: $950.00

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Book Condition: Good


4to 11" - 13" tall; Large 4to in circa 17th century leather. ) (8, a - b6, A - Z6, Aa - Cc6, Dd4, Ee6. [20], 166 leaves. Bound with six cords. Leather covering is dried, rotting and chipping away at edges of the front board. Leather at spine largely intact but cracked and aged with gilt tooling dimmed and with surviving label dull. Boards tenuously attached by cords. Marbled paper pastedowns but missing marbled flyleaves at front and rear. Two blanks at both front and rear. Prior ownership of Loyola College Baltimore with a 19th century bookplate to the front pastedown and a pair of small inkstamps and a penned deaccession note to the margins of the title page. A mid 18th century ownership inscription penned across the title page in Latin. Contents soundly bound and complete; generally clean with some modest toning and occasional small age spot. Still with good margins. Post reformation study of superstition and sacrifice in ancient periods; scarce in the marketplace. Should be rebacked or recased but with contents in supple and clean condition. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping.

Title: Sacrorum Sacrificiorum Gentilium. Brevis et Accurata Descriptio, Universae Superstitionis Ethnicae Ritus Cerimonias Complectens

Author Name: Stuckio, Johann Wilhelm [Stucki]

Categories: Classical Greek and Latin Studies, Antiquarian Books,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Tiguri [Zurich], Apud Iohannem Wolphium: 1598

Binding: Leather

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 22592