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Educational Foundations of the Jesuits in Sixteenth-Century New Spain

by Jacobsen, Jerome Vincent

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Published
1938
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1938. Hardcover. xii, 292p., illustrated. Burgundy boards, gilt lettering, rubricated title page, Jesuit coat-of-arms on half title page. Stains to boards, else very good but no dj.
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Early Jesuit Missions in Tarahumara

by Dunne, Peter Masten, S. J.

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Published
1948
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Berkeley: University of California, 1948. Hardcover. 276pp., dark maroon boards with gilt title on spine, Illustrated with 2 plates and a folding map at front (noted as following page 276 on list of illustrations page), Dust jacket flaps (containing summary of contents) of book neatly glued to front free endpaper, small stain on vertical edge of pages, else in… Read more
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Jesuits in India: In Historical Perspective

by De Souza, Teotonio R. [and] Charles J. Borges, editors

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Published
1992
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9789723501162
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Macau: Instituto Cultural de Macau / Xavier Center of Historical Research, 1992. Paperback. 415p., substantial paperback printed on coated alkaline paperstock and softbound in 9x6 inch glossy black wraps titled bronze. Text is in the English language throughout. Owing to careless storage, front cover's top margin is slightly bent and its corner-tip creased. Else book is perfectly sound and… Read more
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image of Voiage de Siam, du Pere Bouvet, precede d'une introduction avec une biographie et une bibliographie de son auteur

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Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1963. Hardcover. cxxi, 157p. illustrated with a few period facsimiles on inserted stock, a handsome hardbound with presswork on not-quite alkaline paperstock, hence mild flecks of foxing to top edge and to titlepage. Red cloth boards gilt, 9.5x7.2 inches. Sound and square, completely clean and unmarked except for the spots of foxing, a very good copy.… Read more
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image of Sojourners in a strange land: Jesuits and their scientific missions in late imperial China

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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. 273p., very good hardcover in dustjacket. "Though Jesuits assumed a variety of roles as missionaries in late imperial China, their most memorable guise was that of scientific expert, whose maps, clocks, astrolabes, and armillaries reportedly astonished the Chinese. But the icon of the missionary-scientist is itself a complex myth. Masterfully correcting the standard… Read more
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The Wise Man from the West

by Cronin, Vincent

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Published
1955
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New York: Dutton, 1955. 300p., very good hardcover in a dustjacket with a closed edge tear. On Matteo Ricci.
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image of Histoire de la Mission d'Amboine, 1546-1605: despuis sa fondation par Saint François Xavier jusqu'a sa destruction par la Compagnie Neerlandaise des Indes Orientales

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Louvain, Belgium: Museum Lessianum, 1934. Paperback. 238p. + [1]p. of plates, two fold-out maps, wraps, 6x9.25 inches, wraps worn and toned, sticker on front wrap, neatly ex-library with ownership stamp on half-title and copyright page else good condition. Text in French. Museum Lessianum-Section Missiologique, No. 19. The mission was on Amboine, a small island in Indonesia.
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image of The Japanese and the Jesuits: Alessandro Valignano in sixteenth-century Japan

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London: Routledge, 1993. Hardcover. [xii, 238p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.75 inches, maps, very good condition. No dj.
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image of Jahangir and the Jesuits: with an account of the travels of Benedict Goes and the Mission to Peru.  From the relations of Father Fernão Guerreiro, S.J.

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London: George Routledge & Sons, 1930. Hardcover. xxix, 287p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.5 inches, frontispiece portrait of Jahangir, corners bumped, endpapers lightly foxed else very good condition. No jacket. Broadway Travellers. On the fourth Mughul emperor and the Jesuit missionaries who tried to convert the Mughals.
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Jesuit mapmaking in China: D'Anville's Nouvelle atlas de la Chine (1737)

by Ribeiro, Roberto M; John W O'Malley

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2014
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Philadelphia: Saint Joseph's University Press, 2014. 172p., very good hardcover, including facsimiles of images from the atlas. Early modern Catholicism and the visual arts series, vol. 11.
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Aarhus, Denmark: Aarhus University Press, 1988. 64p., slender hardcover, couple small spot on front cover, otherwise very good. Includes facsimile reprints of the original document.
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image of Jesuit letters and Indian history. A study of the nature and development of the Jesuit letters from India

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Bombay: Indian Historical Research Institute, St. Xavier's College, 1955. xxxix, 193p., paperback, mild shelfwear.
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image of The Jesuits and the Grand Mogul: Renaissance Art at the Imperial Court of India, 1580-1630.  Occasional Papers 1998/Vol. 2

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Washington DC: Freer Gallery of Art - Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution, 1998. Paperback. 53p., b&w reproductions throughout, nicely done, softbound in 11x6.5 inch lime-green wraps, a clean sound unmarked copy. India was at this time "the wealthiest Muslim nation on earth" and artists could be hired by the gross. Massive Jesuit building projects "required legions of… Read more
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image of [series title:] Spanish Borderlands Sourcebooks, Presenting Over Four Hundred and Fifty Scholarly Articles and Source Materials Documenting Interactions Between Native Americans and Europeans from California to Florida.  Each Volume Edited with an Introduction by a Major Scholar. [Volume title:] #19; The Jesuit Missions of Northern Mexico. Edited with an introduction by Charles W. Polzer, Thomas H. Naylor, Thomas E. Sheridan, Diana Hadley

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New York: Garland Publishing, Inc, 1991. Hardcover. xiii, 579p., various texts photographically reproduced, ergo various fonts and formats, this is an unblemished exemplar: absolutely sound, clean and unmarked. Hardbound in 10x7 inch orange cloth boards gilt; sparkling copy. Spanish Borderlands Sourcebooks 19.
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The forgotten Christians of Hangzhou

by Mungello, D.E.

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Published
1994
ISBN
9780824815400
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Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1994. xi, 248p., very good hardcover in dustjacket.
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The Southern Barbarians - The First Europeans in Japan

by Cooper, Michael, S.J., editor; Arimichi Ebisawa, Fernando G. Gutierrez, Diego Pacheco and the editor, contributors

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Published
1971
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9780870111389
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Tokyo: Kodansha International Ltd, 1971. 216p., profuse b&w exhibit photography, with scattered colorphoto work, presswork on alkaline clay-coated paper and hardbound in 12x8.5 inch openweave dark blue cloth boards titled silverfoil and enclosed in the dust jacket. Dj mildly edgeworn, cloth has a touch of dust-soil else perfectly clean, a sound unmarked copy.
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image of Galileo in China. Relations through the Roman College between Galileo and the Jesuit Scientist - missionaries (1610-1640)

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1960. 115p., very good hardcover in dustjacket. "Galileo's evidence of a helio-centric universe had been condemned by the Catholic Church, but Father D'Elia finds that the Jesuits were more sympathetic to the astronomer than he appreciated.
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image of Le triple demisme de Suen Wen, traduit, annote et apprecie par Pascal M. D'Elia, avec une introduction et un index

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Shanghai: T'ou-sè-Wé, 1930. xxxv, 45, 637 23p., paperback, very good. On Sun Yat-sen's Three Principles of the People.
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Indo-Portuguese History: Sources and Problems

by Correia-Afonso, John, ed

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Published
1981
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Bombay: Oxford University Press, 1981. Hardcover. xii, 201p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.75 inches, map endpapers, boards lightly worn else very good condition. No dj. Papers from the International Seminar on Indo-Portuguese History, held in Goa in November 1978. Includes chapters on missionaries and Jesuits.
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image of Giuseppe Castiglione, a Jesuit painter at the court of the Chinese emperors

Giuseppe Castiglione, a Jesuit painter at the court of the Chinese emperors

by Beurdeley, Cécile; Michel Beurdeley

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Published
1972
ISBN
9780804809870
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Rutland, VT: Tuttle, 1972. 204p., very good hardcover in dustjacket. Top edge of cloth boards has some foxing. Includes many reproductions of paintings, some in color.
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