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Spiritual Combat. Done into English by J.T.

SCUPOLI Lorenzo (1742)

£220.00 

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12mo. [Text: 127 x 82mm]. viii, 261 pp. Modern cloth, original front endleaves preserved.

London: for and Sold by F. Needham, 1742.

Blom 2495. The first of twelve 18th-century editions of this translation printed in England and Ireland. Earlier
English translations of this immensely popular little book first appeared in 1598, 1652 (with emblematic
illustrations), 1656 and (revised by Richard Lucas) 1698.

ESTC/Blom list Aberdeen, British Library, Downside Abbey, Gillow Collection [this copy], National Library
of Scotland, Stanbrook Abbey, Ushaw, Ware in UK; Newberry Library & Texas only in USA.

Provenance: Joseph Gillow, with bookplate and signed 4-line ink note on the translator: “By the Rev. Robert
Pinkard alias John Typer. Vide my Bibl. Dict. Engl Caths. Vol.V.313, No. 2”.

Stock Code: 60616