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History of the Council of Trent by Cardinal Pallavicino  

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Istoria del Concilio di Trento scritta dal padre Sforza Pallavicino... divisa in tre parti

Pallavicino, Pietro Sforza, Cardinal


Appresso Giuseppe Marelli



3 volumes. [20], 862, [58]; [8], 881, [3]; [6], 885, [71] pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author. (4to) 20x14.5 cm (8x5½"), period  vellum, gilt spine labels. 

Eighteenth century edition of Cardinal Pallavicino's chief literary work, a history of the Council of Trent, considered a harsh though well-researched rebuttal to Paolo Sarpi's Istoria del Concilio Tridentino. First published in Rome in two folio volumes, 1656-1657.

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Some minor discoloration or spotting to vellum, Vol. I with wear at spine head. Very good or better.

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