NOUVELLES DES MISSIONS, EXTRAITES DES LETTRES EDIFIANTES ET CURIEUSES. (News from Missions, Extracts from Informative and Curious Letters). Paris, 1827-1828. vii, 214; iv, 243; 231; 258; vi, 254 pp. 5 vols. 17x10 cm. Half calf. Marbled boards. Gilt spines.
A five volume set on writings on Jesuit missions to various parts of the world in the 18th century. Volume I covers the Levant (Jerusalem and the Holy land), volumes two and three are on the Americas (from Canada down to Guyana), volume four is on India and China and volume five is entirely comprised of writings from China. In generally fine condition. Bookplate of the Marquis Du Prat de Nonant on inside cover and ex-libris stamp on title page of each volume, otherwise very clean. Abridged edition. A pleasing and interesting Jesuit item. In French. Rare.
Subjects: Foreigners in Religion
Available, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 136 in printed List 196.
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