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RMJ Books

Rare and collectable antiquarian and out of print books for a wide range of interests. Particular interest in the Brontes.

Secreta Monita Societatis Jesu. The Secret Instructions of the Jesuits


Very scarce. The publisher's dedication to Robert Walpole 'It might perhaps be expected that this address, to one in so high a station, should, as usual, consist of some pages of panegyrick; but performances of that kind as much beyond my capacity, as you are about receiving them from me', from the Advertisement. Schipper in Amsterdam printed a quantity and the Jesuits bought up most of them. In Latin and English . Estc T93320 attributes authorship to Hieronim Zahorowski. Twelve pages of advertisements are lacking.