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PROPAGANDA FIDE PRESS -- BELLARMINUS, Cardinal Robertus. Dichiaratione più copiosa della Dottrina Christiana ... tradotta di lingua Italiana in Arabica, dall' Arciprete Giovanni Hesronita, Rome: Propaganda Fide Press, 1627.

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PROPAGANDA FIDE PRESS -- BELLARMINUS, Cardinal Robertus. Dichiaratione più copiosa della Dottrina Christiana ... tradotta di lingua Italiana in Arabica, dall' Arciprete Giovanni Hesronita, Rome: Propaganda Fide Press, 1627.

8° (150 x 110mm.), title in Latin and Arabic, preface in Latin, text in Arabic (some browning), contemporary limp vellum, later slipcase. Provenance: S. (?)Corerllo (signature).

A fine copy of a rare work -- most copies were sent to the east for distribution by missionaries -- and one of the first works printed at the press of the Sacra Congregatio de Propaganda Fide, established by Pope Urban VIII in 1627.
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