Lot 188 of 515:
Early history of the Inquisition 1692  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$780
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Historia Inquisitionis. Cui Subjungitur Liber Sententiarum Inquisitionis Tholosanae...
Author:
Limborch, Philippi A.
Place:
Amstelodami
Publisher:
Henricum Wetstenium
Date:
1692
Description:

2 volumes bound in 1. [14],397, [19]; [8], 384, [11] pp. With copper engraved plates, some folding. Title page printed in black and red, printer's device. (Folio) 33x20 cm (13x8") period calf, raised spine bands with gilt-decorated compartments, morocco spine label lettered in gilt; speckled edges. First Edition. 

The first part of the work is a history of the court of the Holy Inquisition, with information about its origin and progress and about the attributions of its ministers and officers, etc. The second part, the "Liber Sententiarum Inquisitiones Tholosanae," is a meticulous recount of the sentences dictated by the Holy Court of Toulouse from 1307 to 1323. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wear and rubbing to calf, with areas of loss at edges and spine, corner tips worn; some offsetting to endpapers, interior and plates bright with occasional bit of light spotting; overall very good.
 
Item number:
309026
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