Location Published In Vinegia, Presso Altobello Salicato.
Book Number 16312
The Psalms of David, in Italian by Panigarola, Vinegia, 1586
PANIGAROLA, FRANCESCO. Dichiaratione de i Salmi di David, fatta Dal R.P.F. Francesco Panigarola, Minore Offeruante. Alla sereniss. infante, la Signora Duchessa di Sauoia. [woodcut, 4 x 5.4cm] In Vinegia, Presso Altobello Salicato. 1586. All Libraria della Fortezza. Octavo, 11.4 x 15.5cm.
Francesco Panigarola (1548-1594) The most famous Italian preacher of his century. "At the age of twenty-three he was sent to Rome, where his sermons attracted much attention. Pius V had him sent to Paris where for two years he studied the Fathers and the councils, Greek and Hebrew. Returning to Italy he preached during thirteen years in the principal towns. He converted many Calvinists in France and Savoy..."--Livarius Oliger in The Catholic Encyclopedia, XI:444. His Dichiaratione de i Salmi, is a paraphrase of the Psalter in Italian, with the Latin commentary printed at the side. First published in 1586 there were editions of 1587, 1588, 1590, 1611, 1680 & 1720 (OCLC). We offer this attractive Vinegia, 1586, Italian & Latin Psalter.
Bound full sprinkled calf with 4 raised bands dividing spine into 5 gilt compartments, single fillet in blind around covers, boards edge-rolled in gilt, worm holes in top & bottom spine panels, lacking clasp & catch--small holes remaining where it was attached, rubbed some at edges, blue page edges with finger paint style design, light foxing, scattered small and light dampstains, a few ink stains, small tear in margin of C6 repaired with old paper, a few pages soiled including the title page--title has had several previous owners names partially erased with paper repair over them.
Small woodcut on title; full page woodcut of King David re Psalm 50 on verso of *4; three woodcut initial letters and three woodcut headpieces.
Collation: *4, A-Z8, Aa-Hh8, Ii4. Pagination: (1) title (1) blank, (3) dedication, (2) intro, (1) woodcut, -501, (3) index. OCLC shows no libraries with this Vinegia, Altobello Salicato edition of 1586. It does list 1 library for a 1586 Venetia edition and 2 libraries for a 1586 Turino edition. (16312)
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