London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
[BOUHOURS, Dominique (1628-1702)]. La Vie de Saint Ignace Fondateur de la Compagnie de Jesus. Paris: chez Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy, 1779. 4° (254 x 190mm). Engraved title vignette, headpiece and one large vignette in the text (occasional browning and spotting). Contemporary calf, spine gilt (piece torn away from head of spine, rubbed and scuffed, bowed). Provenance: Lord Arundell of Wardour (armorial bookplate and signature on title) -- Elizabeth Panton (old signature on title) -- Birkbeck College Library (stamps).
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