ORBIS PHAETHON, sive, De Universis Vitiis Linguæ. Pars Altera

Drexel, Jeremias [1581 - 1638]. Drexel, Lucy Wharton [1867 - 1944] - Prior Owner

Published by Apud Melchiorem Segen, Bibliopolam, & Nicolaum Henricum, Monachii, 1629
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[12], 202, [6], 203 - 667, [9] pp. Errata p. 608. Colophon p. 609. Illustrated with 13 [of 14] copperplate engravings by Sadeler. 24mo: a - 2f^12. Last 3 leaves blank. 5-3/4" x 3-1/4" The volume the second part of a dictionary of sins covering the letters K-Z. The first part was published in Munich in the same year. The volume with the bookplate of Lucy Wharton Drexel, almost certainly that of the wife of Joseph Wihelm Drexel, and sister-in-law to Anthony J. Drexel, the founder of Drexel University. And of course, one can't help but wonder at the familial connection between the 19th C Drexel owner, with the 17th C Drexel author. Binding shows average wear & soiling, lacking original clasps. Lacks ffep & "Z" plate. Prior owner signature of one "G. Furman, Brooklyn, L. I." C1 with 1.5" horizontal tear [no loss]. Withal, a VG copy of a somewhat uncommon book. Period full pigskin with elaborate blind-tooled boards. Jesuit 'IHS over Anchor' oval device to front board; 'MRA' oval device to rear board. Bookseller Inventory # 34060

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Title: ORBIS PHAETHON, sive, De Universis Vitiis ...

Publisher: Apud Melchiorem Segen, Bibliopolam, & Nicolaum Henricum, Monachii

Publication Date: 1629

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st edition.

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