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BONA, Giovanni (1609--1674)
[Manuductio ad coelum. English]
A guide to heaven: or, moral instructions compiled partly out of the maxims of holy fathers, and partly out of the sentences of antient philosophers. Written in Latin by the Reverend Father D. John de Bona, General of the Order of Cistertian monks, and now since created Cardinal Bona. Translated into English by James Price.


Dublin: printed for John Buck, 1755.
262 p. ; 16.1 cm. (12º)

The Latin text was first published in 1658. Two English translations were published in 1672, by Thomas Sadler and by Roger L'Estrange. James Price's translation first appeared in 1673. With a list of subscribers. ESTC t166435.

Copy Notes Second front free-endpaper inscribed in pencil on verso with bookseller's code and price 1s-.

Binding C18th sprinkled sheep, gilt-ruled spine, brown spine-label.

Reference Number 4767


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