Augsburg: Mang, 1606.
First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Item #044666
Full reverse calf worn and stained, the remains of ties and clasps, hinge cracked but binding is still largely sound and attached by the cords. Foxing internally, library marks and a pocket at rear, title loose, last few pages browned and chipped at the edges. Scarce German translation of Platus's 1590 original on religious orders - it was popular and influential during the counter-reformation in Germany and England (where Henry More translated select portions as Happiness of the Religious State in 1632). Attractive engraved title, foxing and occasional mild dampstains throughout. (xviii), 1030, (16). Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Religion & Theology; Inventory No: 044666.