Lot 4: Satire on Cardinal Richelieu, 1642

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2016-11-04 16:58:52

Lot 4

Author: Alethinus, Theophilus [pseud.]; Title: Theologia gallica transubstantiationem Richelii in deum ex vi verborum factam expendens. Ex cooetaneis Franciae scriptoribus industriâ Theophili Alethini collecta; Place Published: Coloniae Argripinae [i.e. Cologne]; Date Published: 1642; Description: 27 pp. (A-C4, D2). (4to) 21.5x17 cm (8½x6½"), old plain wrappers. Satire on Cardinal Richelieu. quite scarce - OCLC/WorldCat lists only nine copies, locating eight of them. Only one copy is recorded by American Book Price Current as having sold at auction since 1975, this one, in 1993. Condition: Some soiling within, margins trimmed cloth with some headlines shaved; Very good.

Estimate: $400-$600

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