Lot 6: Noël Alexandre, Historia Ecclesiastica, 1785-90

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2016-11-04 16:58:52

Lot 6

Author: Alexandre, Noel; Title: R.P. Natalis Alexandri ... Historia Ecclesiastica Veteris Novique Testamenti ab Orbe Condito ad Annum Post Christum Natum Millesimum Sexcentesimum: et in Loca Ejusdem Insignia Dissertationes Historicae, Chronologicae, Criticae, Dogmaticae.; Place Published: Bingii ad Rhenum ; Publisher: Apud G.C. Voigt; Date Published: 1785-90; Description: 17 volumes in 18. (4to) 24x19 cm (9½x7½"), period half leather and mustard colored boards, raised spine bands, gilt rule, gilt designed compartments, leather spine labels with gilt lettering. Includes Vols. 1-16 (of 20) and a supplement volume. Noël Alexandre, or Natalis Alexander in Latin was a French theologian, author, and ecclesiastical historian. The Historia Ecclesiastica is one of his major works. This set from the library of the Mt. St. Alphonsus Seminary in Esopus, NY. Condition: Wear and soiling to bindings, rubbing to extremities. Library labels on heels of spines, some light corner bumps; some hinges cracked or starting, library stamps, labels, etc. on preliminary pages and endpapers, occasional bits of period script on endpapers, scattered foxing, darkening to textblock; very good.

Estimate: $500-$800

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