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History of the Cardinals, 1668   

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Il Cardinalismo di Santa Chiesa

[Leti, Gregorio]

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Three volumes. (12mo) 13.5x7.5 cm (5¼x3"), old vellum lettered by hand on spines, raised bands, all edges blue. 

The History of the Cardinals of the Roman Church. Gregorio Leti (1630–1701) was an Italian historian and satirist from Milan known for his works about the Catholic Church, especially the papacy. All of his publications were listed on the Index Librorum Prohibitorum.

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Light wear, staining and soiling to vellum, pages toned with some foxing; very good.

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