Only Arabic edition

Liguori, Alfonso Maria de' (li-Alfunsiyus Likuri). Libro di meditazioni sopra le massime eterne e la passione di Gesù Cristo per ciascun giorno della settimana [...]. Tradotto dall' Italiano in idioma Arabo [...].

Rome, nella stamperia della Sagra Congregazione di Propaganda Fide, 1827.

8vo. 288 pp. Contemporary mottled full calf with giltstamped spine. All edges red.


Very rare, sole Arabic edition of the Meditations on the Passion of the Christ written by Saint Alphonse de Liguori (1696-1787) and translated by Maksimus ibn Jurjis Mazlum, archbishop of the Melkite Greek Catholic Archeparchy of Aleppo. Printed in Arabic throughout save for the title page.

Old library stamp from Liège (Belgium) under the approbation opposite the title: "Congreg. Missiona. Oblat. M.U. Domus Stud. Leodiensis". Some occasional brownstaining and loosening of quires, still a very good copy. Only three copies known in libraries internationally (Poitiers BU Droit-lettres; Montecassino; Biblioteca Palatina Parma).

OCLC 494549222. ICCU RMLE\026783.

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