Lot 71 of 459:
Catharinus' polemic against Savonarola, 1548  

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Title:
Discorso del reverendo p. frate Ambrosio Catharino Polito contra la dottrina, et le profetie di fra Girolamo Savonarola
Author:
Catharinus, Ambrosius, Bishop of Couza
Place:
Vinegia
Publisher:
Appresso Gabriel Giolito di Ferrari
Date:
1548
Description:

[8], 100 leaves. Woodcut device on title page. (sm. 8vo) 15.5x10.5 cm (6¼x4¼"), early vellum. First Edition.

First edition of the famed polemic of the Dominican bishop Ambrosius Catharinus against the doctrines of Girolamo Savonarola.

 Though Catharinus was himself in conflict with Dominican doctrine on some key points, he achieved the upper hand in his dispute with Savonarola, and the latter was hung as a schismatic and heretic on the market-place of Florence in 1498.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Ownership marks on title page crossed out in ink at an earlier time; very good.
 
Item number:
287635a
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