16mo, 11.5cm, ,209,p., attractive engraved title with titling within a decorative frame flanked by saints & scribes, engraved plate of Christ on the cross. Contemporary vellum, edges stained red, old bookplate, shelf mark & stamp of the Bibliotheca C. SS. R. A scarce pocket edition of Cardinal and professor of theology, Roberto Bellarmine’s classic work on the last seven sayings of Jesus on the cross. Bellarmine here explores the meanings and significance of the sayings from the various biblical sources and in the second book, he explores the various spiritual and moral “fruits” of the words. A good copy.
Author Bellarmino, Cardinal Roberto. De Septem Verbis A Christo In Cruce Prolatis.
Publisher Coloniae i.e. Cologne: Apud Cornel. ab Egmond,