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Satirical work critical of the Catholic League  

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Satyre Menippée de la vertue du Catholicon d'Espagne...


A Ratisbone

Chez les Heritiers de Mathias Kerner



3 volumes. [10], xxxvi, 464, [27]; [6], 522, [38]; [4], [33] pp. With 9 copper-engraved plates, 2 of them folding. (8vo) 16.5x9.5 cm (6½x3¾"), later half calf & mottled boards, spines gilt, raised bands, morocco lettering pieces, marbled endpapers & edges.

Political and satirical work which criticized the excesses of the Catholic League and Spanish pretensions during the Wars of Religion in France and defended the idea of an independent but Catholic France. First published in 1594. Each with bookplates of Annibal Fernandes Thomaz and Frederick I. Ordway III.

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Corners showing, joints tender; very good.

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