1721 - Retraite spirituelle a l'usage des communautés religieuses by Pere L. Bourdaloue


Hardcover: Condition: Fair/Good-. 1721. (Pere) Louis Bourdaloue (1632-1704). Signed by previous author (1749)

"Spiritual Retreat for the use of religious communities by Father Bourdaloue of the society of Jesus"

Louis Bourdaloue was an influential Jesuit preacher, best known for his eloquent rhetoric. His strength lay in his ability to adapt his sermons to any kind of person. . Voltaire said that 'his sermons surpassed those of Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet.'

Book bound in calf-leather. Heavy wear to cover, scuffing, rubbing, corners bumped, spine chipped and cracks in leather along hinge. Front cover splayed. Signed by previous author around 1749. Ex Libris (Small book plate on front cover end-page). Otherwise copy is clean. Binding holds well.