Lot 17 of 240:
The Alcoran of the Franciscans 1679  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Alcoran of the Franciscans, or a Sink of Lyes and Blasphemies. Collected out of a Blasphemous Book Belonging to that Order, Called The book of the Conformites. With the Epistles of Dr. Martin Luther, and Erasmus Alberus, Detecting the Same.
Author:
Bartholomeus, de Pisis, Martin Luther and Erasmus Alberus
Place:
London
Publisher:
L. Curtise
Date:
1679
Description:

[24], 156 pp. (16mo) 15x8 cm (6x3") period speckled calf, re-backed with modern spine, new endpapers.

"Formerly printed in Latine, and now made English, for the discovery of the blasphemies of the Franciscans, a considerable order of regulars amongst the papists."  A Translation of: Alcoranus Franciscanorum, which was partly a satirical translation of Bartholommeo Albizzi's Liber conformitatum. Scarce.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wear to leather with some rubbing to extremities, a few areas of worm damage on top board; some browning to page edges at front and rear, pencil notes on endpapers; very good.
 
Item number:
282601
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