Acta Sanctorum Hiberniae (Lives of the Irish Saints)

Author: Caroli De Smedt

Book ID: 20185

Price: 250.00

Acta Sanctorum Hiberniae. Er Codice Salmanticensi Nunce Primum Edita. Opera Caroli De Smedt et Josephi De Backer. Hagiographorum Bollandianorum; Auctore Sumptus Largiente Joanne Patricio Marchione Bothae. London: Blackwood, 1888. Pp iv, 975 (doubled ruled margins), top edge gilt. Ornate woodcut style title page and frontispiece. Folio, recent quarter buckram, text in excellent condition. The Codex Salmanticensis is a medieval Irish manuscript containing an extensive collection of Irish saints’ Lives, now in the Royal Library of Belgium in Brussels. The text of this edition is entirely in Latin with each chapter dedicated to the life of a saint.

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