PLEASE REVIEW THEM FOR A BETTER IDEA OF CONDITION. A 1688 rare antique Latin illustrated book of poetry and emblemata written by Charles de la Rue. La Rue, a Jesuit writer known mostly for his works on panegyrics. The book includes illustrated emblems, medals, poetry, Jesuit liturgical works, and dramatic & tragedy plays.Charles de la Rue (1643 - 1725) was one of the great orators of the Society of Jesus in France in the seventeenth century. Very early he displayed talent in the study of languages and signs of a religious vocation. He took the habit of St. Benedict in the Abbey of St. Faro at Meaux, and made his religious profession on 21 Nov.
He then studied philosophy and theology, and in 1712 was sent to Paris to assist Dom Bernard de Montifacon in his literary work. Charles de la Rue wrote several tragedies, brought out an edition of Virgil, and wrote several Latin poems. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible".The seller is "2_much_fun_plaza" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.