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Title-page to the ninth volume of the fourth edition of La Bigne's 'Bibliothecae veterum patrum et autorum ecclesiasticorum' (Paris 1624); title in cartouche placed on the sail of a ship representing the Church and sailing on an ocean where the heretics are drowning; in the upper part, architectural structure with personification of Church and the Holy Spirit, surrounded by the Evangelists and clerics. c.1609
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Height: 332 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 206 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The very same engraving was also used as a title-page to the eighth volume of the third edition of the book (see 1895,0131.349), dated 1609 on the print; the fourth edition of the book was published in 1624.
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Associated Title: Bibliothecae veterum patrum et autorum ecclesiasticorum (1624)
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- Acquisition notes
- Inscribed on verso by Anderdon: 'JHA 15 August 1846'
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