1744 - 1764 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT VADE MECUM HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG JESUIT SCHOLAR DETAILING HIS LOGIC STUDIES UNDER PROFESSORE GIUSEPPE GUIDONE, HIS FINANCIALS, HIS BOOKS AND HIS NOTES OF HIS RELIGIOUS DEVOTIONS AND DEDICATION

By: Di Cesare, Carlo Antonio

Price: $3,155.99

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Book Condition: Good+


On offer is a super manuscript relic of 18th Century religious devotion being a vellum covered notebook titled 'Memoria' handwritten by Carlo Antonio Di Cesare, a Jesuit in Naples between 1744 and 1764. Superbly intimate look into the life of this Catholic man using the book as a 'vade mecum' or catchall thusly a diary of notes detailing the life of this Jesuit scholar: it begins with his graduation into the Congregazione de' studenti sotto la protezzione dell'Annunciata of the Jesuit College Gesù Vecchio in Naples to study 'Logic' under Professore Giuseppe Guidone. On 24 November 1744, he passes his exam Confessione generale di tutta la vita and joins a Rosicrucian Brotherhood. What follows are his notes comprised of various lists: financials such as receipts and expenditures; what appears to be an inventory of a Library "Nota de' libri che tengo in Napoli 30. lugl. 1749" [or a reading list?] with the last entries dated November 1764. Italian language manuscript notebook on paper, 16mo (80 x 110 mm), approximately 100 pages, bound in original vellum, overall G+.

Title: 1744 - 1764 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT VADE MECUM HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG JESUIT SCHOLAR DETAILING HIS LOGIC STUDIES UNDER PROFESSORE GIUSEPPE GUIDONE, HIS FINANCIALS, HIS BOOKS AND HIS NOTES OF HIS RELIGIOUS DEVOTIONS AND DEDICATION

Author Name: Di Cesare, Carlo Antonio

Categories: Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 18th Century Manuscript, 18th Century Diary,

Publisher: NAPLES ITALY, 1744

Binding: Original Vellum

Book Condition: Good+

Inscription: Autograph

Size: 64mo - up to 3" tall

Seller ID: 0001412

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