SANTORO, JUAN BASILIO
Prado espiritual. Burgos: Filippo Giunta, 1588
folio (294 x 195mm.), woodcut arms of Spain on title-page, woodcut initials, contemporary stamped Spanish calf over wooden boards, with a crowned lion and a fleuron tool stamped in black, marks from a chaining staple at head of upper cover, traces of metal corners, foredge with the title lettered within a cartouche, the letters VVD and a stag above the title, title-page washed and browned with a few small holes at foot from the erasure of an inscription, some light browning or foxing, rebacked retaining most of original spine, binding slightly stained, lacking both clasps, foredge title slightly faded
Santoro's compilation of extracts from early Church writers was first published in Saragossa in 1578 and 1580. This volume contains just the first three books (of six); the second volume (containing books four to six) was published by Giunta in 1592.
Palau 300502; USTC 341644
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