THE ASCENTS OF THE SOUL: OR, DAVID'S MOUNT TOWARDS GOD'S HOUSE. BEING PARAPHRASES ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES [bound with] LA SCALA SANTA: OR, A SCALE OF DEVOTIONS MUSICAL AND GRADUAL: BEING DESCANTS ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES, IN METRE; WITH CONTEMPLATIONS AND COLLECTS UPON THEM, IN PROSE, 1670. Giovanni Francesco Loredano, Hugh Hare, trans, 1st Baron Colraine.
THE ASCENTS OF THE SOUL: OR, DAVID'S MOUNT TOWARDS GOD'S HOUSE. BEING PARAPHRASES ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES [bound with] LA SCALA SANTA: OR, A SCALE OF DEVOTIONS MUSICAL AND GRADUAL: BEING DESCANTS ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES, IN METRE; WITH CONTEMPLATIONS AND COLLECTS UPON THEM, IN PROSE, 1670.
THE ASCENTS OF THE SOUL: OR, DAVID'S MOUNT TOWARDS GOD'S HOUSE. BEING PARAPHRASES ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES [bound with] LA SCALA SANTA: OR, A SCALE OF DEVOTIONS MUSICAL AND GRADUAL: BEING DESCANTS ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES, IN METRE; WITH CONTEMPLATIONS AND COLLECTS UPON THEM, IN PROSE, 1670.
THE ASCENTS OF THE SOUL: OR, DAVID'S MOUNT TOWARDS GOD'S HOUSE. BEING PARAPHRASES ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES [bound with] LA SCALA SANTA: OR, A SCALE OF DEVOTIONS MUSICAL AND GRADUAL: BEING DESCANTS ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES, IN METRE; WITH CONTEMPLATIONS AND COLLECTS UPON THEM, IN PROSE, 1670.
THE ASCENTS OF THE SOUL: OR, DAVID'S MOUNT TOWARDS GOD'S HOUSE. BEING PARAPHRASES ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES [bound with] LA SCALA SANTA: OR, A SCALE OF DEVOTIONS MUSICAL AND GRADUAL: BEING DESCANTS ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES, IN METRE; WITH CONTEMPLATIONS AND COLLECTS UPON THEM, IN PROSE, 1670.
THE ASCENTS OF THE SOUL: OR, DAVID'S MOUNT TOWARDS GOD'S HOUSE. BEING PARAPHRASES ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES [bound with] LA SCALA SANTA: OR, A SCALE OF DEVOTIONS MUSICAL AND GRADUAL: BEING DESCANTS ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES, IN METRE; WITH CONTEMPLATIONS AND COLLECTS UPON THEM, IN PROSE, 1670.
THE ASCENTS OF THE SOUL: OR, DAVID'S MOUNT TOWARDS GOD'S HOUSE. BEING PARAPHRASES ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES [bound with] LA SCALA SANTA: OR, A SCALE OF DEVOTIONS MUSICAL AND GRADUAL: BEING DESCANTS ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES, IN METRE; WITH CONTEMPLATIONS AND COLLECTS UPON THEM, IN PROSE, 1670.
THE ASCENTS OF THE SOUL: OR, DAVID'S MOUNT TOWARDS GOD'S HOUSE. BEING PARAPHRASES ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES [bound with] LA SCALA SANTA: OR, A SCALE OF DEVOTIONS MUSICAL AND GRADUAL: BEING DESCANTS ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES, IN METRE; WITH CONTEMPLATIONS AND COLLECTS UPON THEM, IN PROSE, 1670.
THE ASCENTS OF THE SOUL: OR, DAVID'S MOUNT TOWARDS GOD'S HOUSE. BEING PARAPHRASES ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES [bound with] LA SCALA SANTA: OR, A SCALE OF DEVOTIONS MUSICAL AND GRADUAL: BEING DESCANTS ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES, IN METRE; WITH CONTEMPLATIONS AND COLLECTS UPON THEM, IN PROSE, 1670.

THE ASCENTS OF THE SOUL: OR, DAVID'S MOUNT TOWARDS GOD'S HOUSE. BEING PARAPHRASES ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES [bound with] LA SCALA SANTA: OR, A SCALE OF DEVOTIONS MUSICAL AND GRADUAL: BEING DESCANTS ON THE FIFTEEN PSALMS OF DEGREES, IN METRE; WITH CONTEMPLATIONS AND COLLECTS UPON THEM, IN PROSE, 1670.

London: Printed by A. Godbid and J. Playford for Robert Harford, 1681; 1681.

Folio. [xvi], 60p; [xxviii], 84p. Two engraved frontispieces by Faithorne and Psall. Woodcut initials and decorations, engraved headpieces in the first work. In a full calf period panel binding, rebacked with gilt spine title. Head margin of first title page trimmed without loss of text, small burn hole to D1 of the first work and to the final leaf (affecting but not obscuring the text), a few short marginal tears, occaionsl light spots and smudges, endpapers renewed. Corners wearing just a bit, overall very good. Item #21101

Front pastedown with 19th century inscription, "Ex Libris Carlotta Fuller" pasted near top edge; window-mounted to center, "William Dampier / Jan.y. 1874. / from his father." Modern bookplate of Christopher Rowe. To head margin of first dedication leaf, "John Machin, 1714 / the Gift of my Mother Mrs. Eliz, Machin." Possibly the mathematician and astronomer John Machin (bap. 1686?. d. 1751).
Hare (1605/6-1667) was a Royalist nobleman.
The Ascents of the Soul, a translation of Lorendano's published in 1681 or 1682, with La Scala Sancta, contains material written in the 1650s. It reports the translator's travels in Italy, but it is probably to be attributed to Coleraine's eldest son, Henry Hare (bap. 1636, d. 1708). (ODNB)
ESTC R6897, R5066; Wing L3065, L3069.

Price: $1,850.00