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Title: Vitae Passionis et Mortis Jesu Christi Domini Nostri. Mysteria, Piis Meditationibus et Adspirationibus Exposita, 1622
Author: Jean Bourgeois
Publisher: Antwerpiae, apud Henricum Aertssium
An extremely scarce early 17th century first edition of Bourgeois’s Life of the Passion and Death of Jesus Christ Our Lord. Mysteries, Expounded to Pious Meditations and Aspirations. An illuminated work on the meditations on the life of Christ. There is an engraved title page, and 76 full-page plates by Boetius a Bolswert.
Worldcat records eight existing copies of this edition in libraries.
One finely bound volume in octavo, (16)+392+(8) pages
This volume is in good shape, with some rubbing and wear to the binding, with some cracking to the front hinges, and an old piece of tape to the foot of the spine. The margins of the seventh unnumbered leaf have been partially restored. There is some foxing throughout.