Sancti Patris Nostri Cyrilli Archiepiscopi Hierosolymorum Cathecheses Illuminatorum Hierosolymis XVIII & 5 Mystagogicae. Saint Cyril of Jerusalem.
Sancti Patris Nostri Cyrilli Archiepiscopi Hierosolymorum Cathecheses Illuminatorum Hierosolymis XVIII & 5 Mystagogicae

Sancti Patris Nostri Cyrilli Archiepiscopi Hierosolymorum Cathecheses Illuminatorum Hierosolymis XVIII & 5 Mystagogicae

Cologne: Apud Maternum Cholinum, 1564. First edition in Latin. Hardcover. Very good. Item #16959

Folio. (xx),205pp. Printer's device on title; woodcut initials. First Latin edition translated by John Grodecius. The dedicatory matter is followed by a Life of St Cyril, a discussion of his works and an index. Early 19th century marbled paper boards, later lettering label, gilt; page edges stained yellow. The text block is generally clean and crisp, with an ownership name on the title and two stamps from Domkapital Munchen; the title page is lightly soiled, front free endpaper has been replaced, and with short marginal tears (no loss) to the final 11 leaves. The binding has wear at the spine tips and edges, later free endpapers, else is very good.


Originally published in Greek, this is the first edition in Latin of the famous Catechetical Lecturs of Saint Cyril, Archbishop of Jerusalem. Rare. Obly five copies located in OCLC

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Price: $3,500.00

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