GOUVEIA, Antonio de - Historia de la Vida, Muerte, y Milagros del Glorioso Patriarca y Padre de los Pobres S. Juan de Dios - 1658

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GOUVEIA, Antonio de - Historia de la Vida, Muerte, y Milagros del Glorioso Patriarca y Padre de los Pobres S. Juan de Dios - 1658
History, Medicine, Religion - Quantity: 1 - Book

(17) ff including added blank after title, 308 pp. With a large engraving on title-page. Bound in 17th century calf, but re-cased with modern endpapers and modern title-labels on spine.

'Licencas' in Portuguese; the rest of the text is in Spanish.

First (?) Lisbon edition of this biography of John of God, founder of the Brothers Hospitallers - an early modern religious order dedicated to the medical care of the poor.

With a 'Cancion' by the famous poet Lope de Vega (1562-1635) and a few other laudatory poems.

Occasional unobtrusive worming to a few leaves, otherwise a very handsome copy.

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Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, Medicine, Religion
Author/ Illustrator
GOUVEIA, Antonio de
Book Title
Historia de la Vida, Muerte, y Milagros del Glorioso Patriarca y Padre de los Pobres S. Juan de Dios
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1658
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Language
Portugese, Spanish
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Lisbon: Henrique Valente de Oliveira
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
308
Dimensions
19×13.5 cm
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