Title: Den Wech der Volmaectheyt, 1634
Author: Teresa de Avila; Rolandus Overstratius
Publisher: t’Antwerpen, Hendrick Aertssens
Condition: Very Good
An early 17th century edition of Teresa of Avila’s Way to Perfection, or El Camino de Perfección in the original Spanish, being the second Dutch edition translated by the Jesuit Rolandus Overstratius. The book acts as a guide for the practice of prayer and discusses the essentials of a prayer filled life and spiritual perfection, through fraternal love, the separation of oneself from material goods, and true humility. There is a full-page portrait engraving of Saint Teresa.
This book bears an ownership stamp from a college of the Society of Jesus, in Antwerp.
One vellum bound volume in 12mo, (16)+342+(11) pages
This volume is in very good shape, with minimal rubbing and wear to the binding. There is very little foxing or staining throughout.