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Narratio persecutionis adversus Christianos excitatae in variis Japoniae regnis ann M.DC.XXVIII, M.DC.XXIX, M.DC.XXX by  Christovão Ferreira - Paperback - First Edition - 1635 - from Jorge Welsh Books (SKU: 671B)

Narratio persecutionis adversus Christianos excitatae in variis Japoniae regnis ann M.DC.XXVIII, M.DC.XXIX, M.DC.XXX

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Narratio persecutionis adversus Christianos excitatae in variis Japoniae regnis ann M.DC.XXVIII, M.DC.XXIX, M.DC.XXX

by Ferreira, Christovão

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Antverpiae, Ioannem Mevrsivm, 1635 Book. Good. Soft cover. Latin text.; Paperback (in green morocco slipcase with gilt lettering).; 11.5 x 17.5 cm; 0.3 kg; 144 pages.; Hand written title on spine.; Used with signs of wear, namely signs of a previous bookplate removed from the rear of the front cover which also shows a pen written number on the top of the page. Slightly soiled throughout. Signs of have been re-cased in the past.; The first edition was published anonymously in Rome in 1635 ("mainly the work of Ferreira and is in fact sometimes quoted under his name, see Sommervogel (Bibliothèque de la Compagnie de Jésus, Brussels, III, col. 681-2)" excerpt from Hubert Cieslik, The Case of Christovão Ferreira, Monumenta Niponica, vol. 29, no. 1, Spring 1974). After the publication of this latin edition, a French edition was published in Paris, 1635. FIRST LATIN EDITION. SCARCE. Translated from the Italian by Jean Bolland.; Describes the martyrdom of Christians in Japan from 1628-1630. Christovão Ferreira (1580-1654) was a Portuguese Jesuit missionary that went to Japan in 1609, in 1633 he was tortured by the Japanese and apostatised, converted to Zen Buddhism and changed his name to Sawano Chuan. In 1652 he was condemned to death in the pit for renouncing his faith..

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Bookseller
Jorge Welsh Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
671B
Title
Narratio persecutionis adversus Christianos excitatae in variis Japoniae regnis ann M.DC.XXVIII, M.DC.XXIX, M.DC.XXX
Author
Ferreira, Christovão
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
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Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Antverpiae, Ioannem Mevrsivm
Date published
1635
Keywords
japan,jesuits,missionaries,portugal

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About Jorge Welsh Books

Jorge Welsh Books has been dealing in art reference books since 1999. What started as a platform for the distribution of publications by Jorge Welsh Research & Publishing has now evolved into an established bookselling division. We focus in our fields of expertise, specifically cross-cultural works of art from Africa, India, China and Japan, with an emphasis on Chinese porcelain. Our aim is to source and deliver relevant publications in the best possible condition to collectors and academics alike, while providing a high-quality, personalised service.

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
bookplate
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gilt
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soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.

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