Lot 10 of 455:
Writings of Swedish lawyer accused of witchcraft 1651  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$168
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Taxa s. cancellariae Romanae. In lucem emissa, & notis illustrata... Accedit Index Latino Barbarus, Cum Indice Titulorum, Rerum & Verborum
Author:
Banck, Laurentius Gunnari
Place:
Franekerae
Publisher:
Idzardus Alberti
Date:
1651
Description:

[16, [410, [30] pp. Copper-engraved added pictorial title page; regular title page printed in red & black with woodcut device. (16mo) 15.8x10 cm (6x4"), period vellum on which are stamped letters "A P F B" at top and "O M F" / 1654" at bottom of front cover. First Edition.

Writings by the 17th century Swedish lawyer and scholar who was critical of the Catholic Church. He seems to have been accused of witchcraft. Engraved bookplate.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Come soiling and discoloration to vellum; marginal chips to front flyleaves and to the added title; else very good.
 
Item number:
287638b
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