Venice: Fran. Rampazetum, 1561.
First edition. Wood-engraved title-page ornament and initials. 91,  leaves. Collation: A-L^8 M^4. 12mo. Old vellum. A few small holes to title, worming to top margin of first 10 leaves, some dampstaining and toning throughout. Old stamp (partially erased) on title-page and old ownership markings on title and endpapers, underlining throughout. OCLC: 636664130 (1 copy); not in Adams. Item #309918
Rare 16th-century collection of spiritual writings by the early Syriac Orthodox Church father Saint Ephraim (c. 306-373), translated into Latin from Greek and Syrian by Pietro Francesco Vinus. This edition not recorded in Adams, who does record a 1562 edition of the Vinus translation printed in Dillingen, and only one copy located in OCLC.
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