Geschichte der Jesuiten in Baiern. Karl Heinrich LANG, Ritter von.

Geschichte der Jesuiten in Baiern.

vi, 218 pp. 8vo, cont. marbled half-sheep & marbled boards (title & final leaf rather foxed), flat spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine, arms in gilt on upper cover of Max, Graf von Preysing-Lichtenegg-Moos (1810-81). Nuremberg: Riegel & Wiessner, 1819.

First edition of this detailed history of the Jesuits in Bavaria. Lang (1764-1835), was a Bavarian government official, the archivist of Munich, and the author of many histories of Bavaria. The Jesuits in Bavaria exerted considerable influence in the region due to their enormous wealth; they were suppressed in 1773.

Apart from the foxing, a fine copy. Bookplate of Philipp Pfister, secretary to King Ludwig

II. Rare.

Price: $1,350.00

Item ID: 5669

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