Devout Contemplations, expressed in two and fortie Sermons upon all ye Quadragesimall Gospells.; Written in Spanish by Fr. Ch. de Fonseca. Englished by J. M. of Magdalen Colledge in Oxford. Chrisoval de Fonseca.
Devout Contemplations, expressed in two and fortie Sermons upon all ye Quadragesimall Gospells.; Written in Spanish by Fr. Ch. de Fonseca. Englished by J. M. of Magdalen Colledge in Oxford.
Devout Contemplations, expressed in two and fortie Sermons upon all ye Quadragesimall Gospells.; Written in Spanish by Fr. Ch. de Fonseca. Englished by J. M. of Magdalen Colledge in Oxford.
Devout Contemplations, expressed in two and fortie Sermons upon all ye Quadragesimall Gospells.; Written in Spanish by Fr. Ch. de Fonseca. Englished by J. M. of Magdalen Colledge in Oxford.

Devout Contemplations, expressed in two and fortie Sermons upon all ye Quadragesimall Gospells.; Written in Spanish by Fr. Ch. de Fonseca. Englished by J. M. of Magdalen Colledge in Oxford.

London: Adam Islip, 1629. Full calf. Sixmo (298 x 200 mm.), [6] 648 [18] pp., engraved title page by T. Cecill, index, full calf, 5 false raised bands with gold rules either side. Good, rebacked (since split externally) with corner repairs, binding chipped, scratched and scraped, paper browned at edges, a few pages completely browned, 3cm vertical tear top p.105, 1cm tear towards foot pp 127 - 134, 165 (no loss), water staining with some old mould staining from p. 575 onwards, altogether a sound and complete copy. Signed in ink Harry A. Shaw May 1926 on fep, Tho: Conn. on tp, and William Montgomerie on the dedication page.

Signatures A6 - 3I6, 3K3. Good. Item #655

An important devotional work by Spanish Augustinian, Chrisoval de Fonseca (1550-1621) translated into English by James Mabbe (1572-1642?) who worked under the pseuodunym Don Diego Puede-Ser (i.e. James May-be).

Price: $1,250.00

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