Drexel, Jeremias, SJ. Della retta intentione chè la regola di tutti l'attioni humane.

Rome, (Lodovico Grignani für) Hermann Scheus, (1644-)1645.

Small 8vo. (24), 934, (2) pp. With engraved, illustrated title page and engraved frontispiece. Contemporary vellum with ms. title to spine.


First Italian edition of Drexel's book, first published in 1626 in Latin and translated by the Jesuit Lodovico Flori. "Emblematic, a prelude to his Heliotropium" (Jantz).

Somewhat browned and brownstained throughout due to paper. First quire misbound, but complete; first ff. slightly wormed.

De Backer/Sommervogel III, 188, 8 and 807, 10. ICCU PUVE\001649. Cf. Jantz I, 866.

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