Lot 462 of 515:
Anti-papist work by Jean Baptiste Renoult  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$192
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$10 - $100

Title:
Les Avantures de la Modona et de Francois d'Assise
Author:
Renoult, Jean-Baptiste
Place:
Amsterdam
Publisher:
Nicolas Schevalier & Jacques Tirel
Date:
1701
Description:

[xviii], 3-133, [2] pp. Engraved title and 9 plates by La Feuille. (12mo) period full calf, spine gilt. First Edition.

First edition of this controversial anti-papist work attacking the mystique of the Madonna, and of Saint Francis of Assisi. One of the plates shows the Madonna nourishing Saint Dominic with milk from her breasts. Brunet IV, 1236; Gay-Lemonnyer I, 316.

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Condition:
Lightly rubbed, early notes on endpapers; very good.
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Item number:
299982c
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