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.
Utica: 1852. 2 pages (front and back), 8 x 5 inches, Utica, September 17, 1852. Written at the height of his philanthropic activities promoting Catholicism to Thomas Hill Hubbard, an American lawyer, judge, and Congressman who was also a founder of Hamilton College and Hamilton Academy in Clinton, New York. In this letter, Devereux is voicing his displeasure with certain business practices, in small part: "I intend going West sometime next week...the later part, and be absent some weeks. Msrs...
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.
Boston: Marshall Jones, 1925. 50 tipped in color plates. Small folio, deckled edges, full brown crushed morocco, heavily git spine and covers, inner dentelles, silk moire end papers and fly-leaves (front hinge beginning to separate), t.e.g. Boston: Marshall Jones, 1925. Autographed Limited Edition. Very good (+). Number 38 of only 225 numbered and signed copies. Bookplate.