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Americana

LA ROSA PERUANA OVERO VITA DELLA SPOSA DI CHRISTO SUOR ROSA DI SANTA MARIA NATIVA DELLA CITTA DI LIMA NEL REGNO DEL PERU, DEL TERZ' ORDINE DI SAN DOMENICO

by Bertolini, Serafino:


Rome. 1666.. [14],615,[1]pp. plus engraved frontispiece portrait. Small quarto. Contemporary limp vellum, spine lettered. Light soiling to vellum; portion of spine chipped. Remnants of later paper label on spine. Light foxing and tanning. Very good. Biography of Saint Rose of Lima (1586-1617), the first Catholic saint of the Americas. Rose, born Isabel Flores de Oliva, was born in Lima. She was canonized in 1671 by Pope Clement X, the first saint from the Western Hemisphere. Only three copies on OCLC, at the Newberry, New York Public, and John Carter Brown libraries. PALAU 28497. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 666/5. OCLC 28983049.

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  • LA ROSA PERUANA OVERO VITA DELLA SPOSA DI CHRISTO SUOR ROSA DI SANTA MARIA NATIVA DELLA CITTA DI LIMA NEL REGNO DEL PERU, DEL TERZ' ORDINE DI SAN DOMENICO by Bertolini, Serafino:
  • Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: WRCAM 40796
  • Title: LA ROSA PERUANA OVERO VITA DELLA SPOSA DI CHRISTO SUOR ROSA DI SANTA MARIA NATIVA DELLA CITTA DI LIMA NEL REGNO DEL PERU, DEL TERZ' ORDINE DI SAN DOMENICO
  • Author: Bertolini, Serafino:
  • Book condition:
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Rome. 1666.
  • Keywords: PALAU 28497. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 666/5. OCLC 28983049.

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