S. Ioannis Chrysostomii De sacerdotio libri VI. Graeci & Latini : DCC amplius locis emendati, aucti, illustrati, opc librorum mss. ex bibliothecis Palatina & Augustana / opera Davidis Hoeschelii Aug.

John Chrysostom, Saint, -407.
Standardized Title:
On the priesthood. Latin & Greek
Other Title:
De sacerdotio
Augustae V. : E typographeio M. Mangeri, MDIC [1599]
[16], 215, [2], 216-469, 460-539, [1] p. ; 17 cm. (8vo)
o:y- **** **** **** (3) 1599 (R)
Clergy -- Office -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
Germany Augsburg.
Signatures: A-O⁸ P⁴ Q-2N⁸.
Errors in pagination: numbers 460-469 repeated.
Woodcut initials.
Printed marginalia.
Latin text has special dated title leaf, which reads: D. Ioannis Chrysostomi De sacerdotio dialogi VI. Iacobo Ceratino et Germano Brixio interpretibus, à Davide Hoeschelio Aug. passim correcti, & lacunis per quàm multis expletis redintegrati. Augustae Vindelicorum apud Michaëlem Mangerum. Anno M. D. IC.
Local notes:
Kislak Collection copy: Greek text has many annotations in pencil; ms. inscription ("Jean Chrysostom"), partially effaced, in pencil on front free endpaper; a few ms. notes in pencil on front free endpaper.
Kislak Collection copy has partially illegible ms. inscription ("S. Sp[...]") at head of front pastedown.
Presented to the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts by Jay I. Kislak in 2014.
Kislak Collection copy has illustrated bookplate (unicorn swimming in the sea beneath the words "philos pontou," i.e. "friend of the sea," in Greek characters; signed: "J. de Andrada 1917"), possibly that of René Philippon, on front pastedown; bookplate ("Bibliothèque du comte Le Moyne de Martigny") of the library of the Comte Le Moyne de Martigny (possibly Jacques-Pierre le Moyne de Martigny) at foot of front pastedown.
Kislak Collection copy has dated 19th-century ms. inscription ("Félicien Estignard témoignage du souvenir affectueuse et prière d'un petit memento à sa mort. Cantemerle 1861 2 Xbre à Monsieur l'abbé Pistre ancien Curé de Conne") in faded brown ink recording the gift of this book to abbé Pistre by Félicien Estignard on 2 December 1861 on verso of title leaf.
Kislak Collection copy has on back pastedown armorial bookplate of François-Michel de Verthamon, marquis de Breau (d. 1738), with escutcheon (écartelé: au 1, de gueules au lion passant d'or; aux 2 et 3, à 5 points d'or équipolés à 4 d'azur; au 4 de gueules) surmounted by the coronet of a French marquis and surrounded by the collar of the Ordre du Saint-Esprit.
Kislak Collection copy bound in full contemporary red morocco; boards triple-ruled in gold with gold-stamped supralibros of Jacques-Auguste de Thou (1553-1617) in center (containing his arms and those of his first wife, Marie de Barbançon, and their joint monogram, IAM); 5 raised, gold-ruled bands on spine; gold-tooled spine panels, one with title ("D. IOANN. CHRYSOST. DE SACERD."), the rest with IAM monogram of de Thou and his wife; all edges gilt.
Kislak Collection copy has wormhole in tail margin of leaves N1-2N8, blank leaves at end of volume, back free endpaper and back pastedown; wormhole in tail margin of leaves 2N4-2N8, blank leaves at end of volume, back free endpaper and back pastedown.
Penn Provenance:
Kislak, Jay I. (donor)
Thou, Jacques-Auguste de, 1553-1617 (armorial binding) (former owner)
Barbançon, Marie, d. 1601 (armorial binding)
Breau, François-Michel de Verthamon, marquis de, -1738 (bookplate)
Estignard, Félicien (autograph)
Le Moyne de Martigny, comte (bookplate)
Philippon, René (bookplate)
Pistre, abbé (inscription) (former owner)
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
VD 16 J 458
Geratinus, Jacob, -1530.
Brie, Germain de, 1490?-1538.
Höschel, David, 1556-1617.
Manger, Michael, active 1570-1603, printer.
Jay I. Kislak Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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