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Author: Thomas a Becket, Saint (1118?-1170) Title: EPISTOLAE ET VITA DIVI THOMAE MARTYRIS et Archi-Episcopi Cantuariensis. Nec non epistolae Alexandri III Pontificis, Galliae Regis Ludovici Septimi, Angliae Regis Henrici II, aliarumque .. Concernentes Sacerdotii et Imperii Concordiam. In lucem productae ex MS. Vaticano: Opera & studio F. Christiani Lupi, Iprensis ..
Description: Brussels, Typis Eug: Hen[rici Fri]cx. 1682 Large woodcuts (8 some repeats) at the end of each section. . Two Volumes in one, quarto (205x161mm) contemporary dark calf (worn corners, rebacked in matching leather with defective original spine laid on). Titlepage in red & black +pp +pp dedication +176pp +pp index +905pp +p blank +pp index +p approbation etc. On title page there is an ink stamp "College Library Carlow" and a faded ownership "Hugonis Armacani 1724" [Hugh Boulter was appointed Archbishop of Armagh in that year]. TP is dusty, repaired tear at foot with small loss to imprint, dedication pages edge-dusty, damp stained throughout but paper mostly strong and quite readable. Small worm track to lower margin of 13 leaves and one opening with ink marks affecting a few letters, end-papers may be newer. *First part consists of the Life of Thomas a Becket, his wounding and death and happenings after his martyrdom. The 5 books contain his letters to his fellow churchmen in England, on the continent and to the Vatican.
Keywords: history Saint martyrdom Bishop Canterbury Becket Henry VIII
Price: GBP 350.00 = appr. US$ 499.79 Seller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
- Book number: V73273
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