1695 Scarce French Book ~ The Life of Virgins, or the Duties and Obligations of Christian Virgins.
Author : Jean Girard de Villethierry.
Title : La Vie des vierges, ou les Devoirs et les obligations des vierges chrétiennes. Seconde édition ... [Par J. Girard de Villethierry. Suivi d'un poème "Aux vierges chrétiennes sur le bonheur et les engagemens de leur état".].
Language : Text in French
Publisher : A Paris, Chez François Pralard Fils, 1695. Second edition (stated).
Size : 6.5 "X 4 "
Pages : 382-23 pages
Binding : Very good original full calf leather binding (hinges fine, head of spine and lower part of front cover chipped - as shown, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a removable protective mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare foxing and staining - as shown).
Estimate : (USD 300 - USD 500)
The book : Nice and very rare French 17th century second edition of this life-guide instructing Christian virgins to be satisfied with their current life situation, their responsibilities, and how-to live a fulfilled life.
The author : Jean Girard de Villethierry (1641-1709) was a 17th-century French Christian author who wrote several treatises and essays on Christian living.
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