Enneada Panegerica detta a S. Francesco Saverio
Bologna Carlo Zenaro 1650
First edition 12mo, pp.381 including half-title. Bound in eighteenth-century half vellum over marbled boards, gilt ornaments on spine. Lacks final blank leaf, rather spotted throughout, waterstains, mostly marginal.
Backer & Sommervogel, Vol.1, p.126.
Nine panegyrics honouring St. Francis Xavier, 1506-1552, co-founder of the Jesuit order and missionary to Asia, who died of fever in Macau while waiting to enter China.