XARQUE (FRANCISCO) Inisgnes Missioneros de la Compania de Jesus en la provincia del Paraguay, 1687
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XARQUE (FRANCISCO) Inisgnes misioneros de la Compañía de Jesús en la provincia del Paraguay, 1687
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XARQUE (FRANCISCO)
Inisgnes misioneros de la Compañía de Jesús en la provincia del Paraguay, title within typographical border, woodcut initials and head-pieces, paperflaw in margin of title strengthened, recased in early vellum [Sabin 1808], small 4to, Pamplona, Juan Micón, 1687

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  • An important contemporary account of the Jesuit missions in Paraguay, Tucuman and Rio de la Plata, with biographies of many Jesuit fathers, including the Italian Simon Mazeta, and Francisco Dias Taño, one of the first missionaries in Paraguay. The author was Honorary Chaplain to the King of Spain, having previously held the post of Rector of Potosí, and a judge of the Archbishopric of Chuquisaca in Peru.

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  • Reference should read "Sabin 105716".
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