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De monstris et Monstrosis, quam Mirabilis, Bonus et Iustus in Mundo Administrando, sit Deus, Monstrantibus by  Georg Stengel - Hardcover - 1647 - from Minotavros Books (SKU: 001419)

De monstris et Monstrosis, quam Mirabilis, Bonus et Iustus in Mundo Administrando, sit Deus, Monstrantibus

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De monstris et Monstrosis, quam Mirabilis, Bonus et Iustus in Mundo Administrando, sit Deus, Monstrantibus

by Stengel, Georg

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  • hardcover
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Ingolstadt: Gregorium Haenlin, Sumtu Ioannis Wagneri, 1647. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Bound in full vellum with yapp edges. Two paper labels hand lettered, plus faded early hand lettering on spine. Remnants of ties on front and rear covers. [16], 636, [52] p.p. Vignette engraving of a creature by T. Kilian on title-page. Some soiling to boards and edges. Head of title page covered with small strip of paper [7mm] not affecting text. Closed tear to foot of title page, previously repaired with paper. Slight damp stain to lower corner of first 4 leaves. Early ownership inscription of Franz Siegfried Hoffmann von Thunau, a bailiff at Immenstadt, is dated 1702. Otherwise in very good condition. Georg Stengel [1584-1651] was a Jesuit Theologian and scholar who was a professor of theology at the University of Ingolstadt from 1618-1629, where he taught dogmatics and controversial theology. This work is a discussion of monsters and monstrosities, both physical and moral, and discusses mythical creatures from giants to mermaids, and the expressions of demons in human events.

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Bookseller
Minotavros Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
001419
Title
De monstris et Monstrosis, quam Mirabilis, Bonus et Iustus in Mundo Administrando, sit Deus, Monstrantibus
Author
Stengel, Georg
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Gregorium Haenlin, Sumtu Ioannis Wagneri
Place of Publication
Ingolstadt
Date published
1647
Keywords
Monstrosities, Theology, Religion, Demons, Mythical Creatures, Mythology
Bookseller catalogs
Religion; Vellum Bindings; Theology;

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