Liberatore, P. Matthaei (Matteo). Compendium Logicae et Metaphysicae. Romae: Officio della Civilta Cattolica, 1868.
Scuffed leather spine & corners, black cloth boards, black leather spine title label, 5 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches, vii. 360 pp., tight, pencil underling & marginalia. ffep signed by T. J. Conaty, Taunton, Mass. 1869. White ink call numbers on spine, pencil call numbers on verso of tp; no other library matter. 
The previous owner of this book, the Right Reverend Thomas J. Conaty, D.D., was born to an Irish immigrant family at Taunton, Massachusetts. His father, Patrick Conaty, was born in Ireland. Thomas became Bishop of Los Angeles, and was rector of the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.
Matteo Liberatore (1810-1892), Italian Jesuit philosopher, theologian, and writer. He helped popularize the Jesuit periodical Civilta Cattolica, a periodical founded by the Jesuits to defend the cause of the Church and the papacy, and to spread the knowledge of the doctrine of Thomas Aquinas.