1771 - Conferences et Discours Synodaux by Jean Baptiste Massillon (Two Volumes)


Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1771. Les Freres Estienne (Brothers Estienne).

'Conferences and synodal discourses on the principal duties of ecclesiastes with a collection of mandates on various subjects. By M. Massilon, Bishop of Clermont, former priest of the oratory, one of the forty of the French Academy'

Jean Baptise Massillon (1663 - 1742) was a French Catholic prelate and famous preacher who served as Bishop of Clermont from 1717 until his death. This work contains Massillons charges to clergy on ambition, behavior and conduct, instruction on the jubilee, manners in conversation, and much more!

The complete two volume set is beautifully bound in gorgeous leather with mild wear and thinning along edges.Volume one has thinning and scuffing along back of front cover, perhaps evidence of removed bookplate. Else interior is well bound, pages clean and bright with minimal to no foxing or marks.