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Vatier, Antoine (1591-1659) La Conduite de S. Ignace de Loyola.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3103T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 31, 2018 10:00AM


Vatier, Antoine (1591-1659) La Conduite de S. Ignace de Loyola. Paris: Meturas, 1650. Quarto, bound in full contemporary speckled calf, front and back board tooled in gilt with ecclesiastical arms featuring a galero (bishop's hat) with ten tassels on each side, Jesuit institutional inscription on title, 9 x 6 3/4 in.

N.B. Vatier was personally acquainted to Rene Descartes; they corresponded on the subject of the Discourse on the Method after Descartes sent him a copy.
Estimate $300-500

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Rene Descartes, Paris