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Allerhand so lehr- als geist-reiche Brief, Schrifften und Reis-Beschreibungen : welche von denen Missionariis der Gesellschaft Jesu aus beyden Indien, und andern über Meer gelegenen Ländern, seit Anno 1642 biss aufg das Jahr 1726 in Europa angelangt seynd : jetzt zum erstenmal theils aus handschrifftlichen Urkunden, theils aus denen französischen Lettres edifinantes verteutscht und zusammen getragen / von Joseph Stöcklein, gedachter Jesu Priester ...

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Letters from missions

Augspurg und Grätz : In Verlag Philips, Martins, und Joh. Veith seel. Erben, Buchhändlern, 1726-1758.
Physical Description:
36 pts. : ill., maps, plans, ports. ; 33 cm.
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BV2290 A27 1726+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
BAC : British Art Center copy bound in 5 v., all in blind-stamped vellum bindings.
Title varies. Several title-pages in red and black. Theil 1 and Bund 2 have added engraved title-pages. Der neue Welt-Bott mit allerhand Nachrichten deren Missionarien Soc. Iesu.
Imprint varies. Title-page to Bund 4 and to parts. 26-36 have imprint: Wien, L.J. Kaliwoda, part 25 has no imprint.
Each part has independent title-page and separate paging and registration, except parts 21-22 and 23-24, which are double parts.
The work is also divided into five "Bunde." Bund 1-4 with independent t.-p., Bund 1 comprising parts 1-8, Bund 2 parts 9-16.Bund 3 parts. 17-24, Bund 4 parts 25-32, and [Bund 5] parts 33-36. In the 2 ed. Augspurg und Grätz, 1728-61 (q.v.) parts 37-38 form the second half of Bund 5. It is apparently not known whether parts 37-38 should be present in the first edition.
"Mostly taken from unpublished manuscripts. Only the smaller part has been translated from the 'Lettres edifiantes.' - Sabin 52870. Completed after Stoecklein's death by Peter Probst and Franciscus Keller.
For a list of the contents of parts 1-36 see: Backer, A.de. Bibliothèque des écrivants de la Compagnie de Jésus 1853-61, v.2, appendice, p.[17-]102.
Title page to "Erster Bund. 1726," general preface, etc., bound before part 5; title-page to Zweyter Bund ... 1729" bound before part 12.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1726-1758.
Jesuits -- History.
Martins -- Publisher.
Philips -- Publisher.
Veith, Joh. -- Publisher.
Keller, Franciscus, 1700-1762.
Probst, Peter, 1699-1750.
Stöcklein, Joseph, 1676-1733.
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