Pia Desideria: or, Divine Addresses In Three Books, Herm. Hugo & Edm. Arwaker, London, 1712
Pia Desideria: or, Divine Addresses In Three Books. Illustrated with XLVII Copper-Plates. Written in Latin by Herm. Hugo. Englished by Edm. Arwaker, M.A.
A rather splendid little book thanks to its copper engravings.
Published by R. and J. Bonwicke, at the Red-Lion in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1712. The Fourth edition, corrected.
Full calf leather which is worn, bumped and rubbed. With raised bands to spine. Leather with losses to spine and binding is somewhat fragile. Cracked joints, with the front cover only just attached by its binding threads.
Text is generally clean and clear, with mild scattered spotting throughout and age toning. Very attractive plates. Gilt edges to text block.
Text in English.
Title + 3pp Preface + 238pp. Includes XLVII Plates.
Weight approximately 224g.
Dimensions: Approximately 164mm high x 107mm wide x 20mm deep.