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Author: Zornius, Petrus:

Title: Historia Eucharistiae Infantium, ex antiquitatibus ecclesiarum tum occidentalium tum orientalium secundum decem saeculorum seriem et multiplicem varietatem illustrata.

Publication: Berolini [Berlin], apud Joannem Petrum Schmid 1736.

Description: First edition. 8vo., pp. XXXI [v] 619 [xvii] + engraved plate at front (marked to be bound next to p. 316). Engraved vignette to title-page. Light spotting and browning, bound in contemporary vellum boards, edges speckled in red and blue. Title neatly inked on spine (rubbed away), spine label neatly removed. Bookplate (19th-cent.?) of Bristol Education Society Museum, neat shelfmarks in red ink, possibly of the same institution, onfrontpastedown, f.f.e.p. reco, and title. Inscription on title-page: "Jo. Died. Winedeleri. Lipsiae. 1736". Verso of title-page with the same owner's neat bibliographical notes.

The history of the custom of infants taking Holy Communion. Peter Zorn (1682-1746) was a teacher of biblical history, eloquence, and Greek.


Reference Number: [21260]

Price: £250


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