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1690. (22), 548, (2)pp. 24mo, contemporary calf, gilt spine, lacks half-title page, spine and edges of corners lightly worn, corners bumped. blank page near end is chipped, some pages with a small amount of foxing, mostly to margins. N.p., 1690. Juan de Palafox y Mendoza was Bishop of Puebla Mexico from 1640 to 1655. He was against the conversion methods of Jesuits in Mexico and placed an interdict on them in 1647. In response, the Jesuits excommunicated Bishop Palafox y....
Edinburgh: Privately Printed, 1884. Edited by Edmund Goldsmid. 29pp. 8vo, 1/4 red morocco, g.t.; original parchment wrappers bound in. Edinburgh: Privately Printed, 1884. Very good (+). One of only 75 Large Paper copies. Violent invective against the "trayterous Papists (who) have so long governed the commonwealth of France."
London: Manresa Press, 1905. Photo Illus., folding street map of Rome. xvi, 464pp. 12mo, green cloth, front cover very lightly soiled, lacks front flyleaf, half-title page browned, a few pages lightly foxed in margins. London: Manresa Press, 1905. Author was a member of the Jesuit Order. Internally, a tight bright copy.
Amsterdam: Henricum Wetstentium, 1685. Engraved title depicting a court jester on a pulpit before his congregation. , 152 pages. Slim 16mo, early vellum-backed marbled boards with morocco spine label (binding well-rubbed but sound and attractive; ownership inkstamp on verso of title which has offset on recto, otherwise a rather clean copy with wide margins). Amsterdam: Henricum Wetstentium, 1685. An early edition of this uncommon book. Translated into English as "In Praise of Folly," these are satirical treatises on Catholic Church dogma.