1668 Life of St Adalbert of Prague Rosa Boemica Czech Martyr Prussia Bohemia

BOLELUCZKY, Matthias Benedictus

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Saint Adalbert of Prague was a 10th-century Bohemian missionary and Saint most known for his martyrdom and execution by the pagan Prussians. This work, “Rosa Boemica,” is a beautiful 17th-century work of poetry of the life of Saint Adalbert. This book is filled with 14 incredible engravings, the most fascinating being the page of Adalbert’s death – a depiction of him being stabbed and him carrying his own severed head! The inclusion of a folding portrait as well as Gregorian chant hymns make this book an fascinating piece.

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1668 Life of St Adalbert of Prague Rosa Boemica Czech Martyr Prussia Bohemia

 

Saint Adalbert of Prague was a 10th-century Bohemian missionary and Saint most known for his martyrdom and execution by the pagan Prussians. This work, “Rosa Boemica,” is a beautiful 17th-century work of poetry of the life of Saint Adalbert. This book is filled with 14 incredible engravings, the most fascinating being the page of Adalbert’s death – a depiction of him being stabbed and him carrying his own severed head! The inclusion of a folding portrait as well as Gregorian chant hymns make this book an fascinating piece.

 

Item number: #572

Price: $1500

 

BOLELUCZKY, Matthias Benedictus

 

Rosa Boëmica, sive vita Sancti Woytiechi agnomine Adalberti, Pragensis Episcopi, Vngariæ, Poloniæ, Prussiæ Apostoli. Nunc primùm edita … labore et sumptibus

 

Pragæ : Typis V. Goliass, 1668.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [13], 526, 116, [4]
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • References: BMC 1370. c.; Knihopis II.1206, Zibrt II.1390
  • Language: Latin
  • Size: ~5.75in X 4in (15cm x 10cm)
  • Exceedingly rare with no other example for sale worldwide

 

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Category

Religion

Authors

BOLELUCZKY, Matthias Benedictus

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Good

Collation

Complete