(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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- Number of Books
- 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
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition Thus
- Portugese, Spanish
- Original language
- Lisbon: Henrique Valente de Oliveira
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 19×13.5 cm