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Louis Ellies DUPIN Memoires historiques, pour servir à l'histoire des inquisitions

Louis Ellies DUPIN

Memoires historiques, pour servir à l'histoire des inquisitions

Chez Denys Slebus, à Cologne [Paris] 1716, in-12 (9x16,5cm), 281pp. (5) et 409pp. (11), 2 volumes reliés.


First edition, rare, illustrated frontispiece and 2 folding plates 6 (way to give the issue in the dungeons of the Inquisition, procession on the court square in Madrid ...). Book published anonymously and referenced by Barbier (anonymous works) II 229p.Pleine brown sheepskin contemporary. Back tooled raised. Parts as missing; even this part to Volume II. Flush caps. Upper jaw of Volume I cracked open. Binding frottée.Cette compilation that tells the hitoire and the establishment of the Inquisition, it works (the second volume is drawn primarily from the book of Dellon: The Inquisition of Goa), sparing nothing of the horrors and torture is the work of the theologian Dupin. The introduction is a denunciation of what the author sees as the national peculiarities which France would be absolutely free, the author recalled that such conduct is inconceivable in the church of Christ, and that we would never such actions against heretics (even in Roman) except in countries of the Inquisition. The whole book is so full of criticism of the methods and actions of the Inquisition, especially in regard to witches, victims of superstitions, censorship of books, Jews, etc. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

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