Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire Fribourg

Ein schöner alcoranischer Nessel-Krantz, auss den köstlichen unnd ubertrefflichen, nicht Tischreden, sondern fürnemen operibus, unnd Büchern des vil seelverlürstigen, auch desshalben tewren Manns und aussgesprungnen Mönchs Martini Lutheri, &c. : für ein Messkram zusamen in unterschiedenen Azoaras gebunden, unnd auff des gottlosen Lucas Osianders... Haupt ... auffgesetzt, &c. ...

Ecker, Georg ; Gemperlin, Abraham

Gedruckt zu Freyburg in Uchtlandt : bey Abraham Gemperlin, 1591

Catholic pamphlet affronting Luther's doctrines, written by the franciscan priest Georg Ecker, during the polemics which were fought/carried out between the convert Johann Pistorius (1564-1608) and the protestant theologian Lucas Osiander (1534-1604).

Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire Fribourg

Poema sacrum, in diem purificationis, augustissimae Dei genitricis Mariae : ad nobiles et optimae spei adolescentulos Joannem, Martinum, Petrum, Nicolaum, Franciscum et Joannem Ludovicum Reiff, fratres germanos, &c. scriptum

Cardinaux, Pierre ; Gemperlin, Abraham

Occasional poem dedicated to Christophe Reyff's son. Reyff was a statesman, a vivid defender of Jesuits and close to Canisius. The author, Pierre Cardinaux of Bulle, was called in the year of publication of the poem to become professor of the University of Freiburg im Breisgau where he held the chair of metaphysics until his death in 1593.

Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire Fribourg

Manuale Catholicorum, in usum pie precandi collectum : et cum romano calendario nunc primum editum

Petrus, Canisius, (Saint) ; Gemperlin, Abraham ; Bussemecher, Jan ; Werro, Sebastian

Fribourg. , 1587

Contient 27 vignettes gravées sur bois ainsi que 4 gravures sur cuivre hors-texte signées Jan Bussemecher. - Note sur l'exemplaire: exemplaire de travail de l'humaniste fribourgeois Sébastien Werro (1555-1614), avec son ex libris ms. sur la page de titre. L'ouvrage contient des citations et des corrections manuscrites dans le texte, ainsi que, dans les derniers feuillets de l'ouvrage, la transcription d'hymnes latins

First edition, published simultaneously with the Ingolstadt edition, this is one of the last prayerbooks (Gebetbücher) of the Saint Peter Canisius. The prayerbook has later had 30 following editions. For political reasons and due to the religous conflicts in Switzerland as well as to make sure the book could be distributed, the Fribourg edition was published anonymously. Contrary to the...

Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire Fribourg

Fragstück des christlichen Glaubens an die neuwe sectische Predigkandten

Hay, John ; Werro, Sebastian ; Gemperlin, Abraham

This german translation of the diatribe against calvinists by the Scottish jesuist John Hay (1546-1607), translated by the pastor Sebastian Werro (1555-1614) from Fribourg im Uechtland, who has added a second part of his own doing. This is the very first printed work who has been published by the "officine typographique d'Abraham Gemperlin", the first printer of the canton of Fribourg.

Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire Fribourg

Warhafftiger Bericht von den newerfundnen Japponischen Inseln und Königreichen, auch von andren zuvor unbekandten Indianischen Landen... : neben dem allen erfindet sich in diser Edition gründliche anzeygung von der Japponischen Legation neuwlich gehn Rom ankommen...

Cysat, Renward ; Gemperlin, Abraham

First print known in Switzerland regarding Japan. The volume contains the oldest printed map of Japan as far as it is known in the german speaking area. Contains also reports of Jesuit missions in India and Brasil.