Summa Philosophica in Usum Scholarum (Two Volumes of Three)
Paris: Gabriel Beauchesne, 1919. Sixteenth Edition, Revised. 8vos. 5.375 x 8 in. xvi, 568; 627 pp. Brown large-grain quarter-leather over brownish-red pebbled cloth, titled and double-ruled in gilt on spines. Text in Latin. Very good. Spines rubbed & faded, yet gilt remains bright. Dominican ownership marks to both volumes, generally attractive and non-obtrusive, including stamps to top and bottom edges, a few signatures, and a label in Latin to rear pastedown of Volume I, all belonging to previous Californian Dominican owner. Moderate toning to edges of text, yet pages remain supple. Bindings square & tight, texts otherwise clean. Lacking Vol. 3.
'A Philosophical Summa for Use in Schools', the gold standard of philosophical textbooks for many years by the illustrious philosopher and theologian Tommaso Maria Zigliara. Two volumes only of three-volume set. Volume I: Logic and Ontology; Volume II: Cosmology, Pyschology, and Natural Theology.