1662 Rare Latin Book - Saint Robert Bellarmine - The Moaning of the Dove or the Good of Tears.
Author : Saint Robert Bellarmine.
Title : De Gemitu Columbae, sive de Bono Lacrymarum, libri tres, auctore Rob.S.R.E. Card. Bellarmino e Societate Iesu. Ad ipsam eandem religionem suam.
Language : Text in Latin
Publisher : Coloniæ : Apud Ioannem Busæum, 1662.
Size : 5 " X 3 ".
Pages : 305 pages.
Binding : Very good full calf leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a removable protective mylar cover .
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, some foxing and staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Including a nice illustrated title page, a portrait and 3 full page illustrations.
The book : Very nice 17th century edition of the 3 books of The Moaning of the Dove or the Good of Tears by Saint Bellarmine.
The author : Robert Bellarmine (Italian: Roberto Francesco Romolo Bellarmino; 4 October 1542 – 17 September 1621) was an Italian Jesuit and a cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was canonized a saint in 1930 and named Doctor of the Church, one of only 36. He was one of the most important figures in the Counter-Reformation.Bellarmine was a professor of theology and later rector of the Roman College, and in 1602 became Archbishop of Capua. He supported the reform decrees of the Council of Trent. He is also widely remembered for his role in the Giordano Bruno affair, the Galileo affair, and the trial of Friar Fulgenzio Manfredi.
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