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Louis MAIMBOURG Histoire du calvinisme


Histoire du calvinisme

Chez Sébastien Mabre-Cramoisy, A Paris 1682, in-4 (19x26,5cm), (24) 513pp. (16), relié.

First edition, illustrated with a beautiful title frontispiece by Sevin, engraved by S. Gautrel, a title banner by Pollain engraved by Le Pautre, 7 initials and 6 big and beautiful cul-de-lamp, as well as 6 bands storied head of chapters Pollain. Brand of printer in the title page. Rather neat edition, finely decorated and illustrated with great margins. Full sheepskin brown time. Back tooled raised. Part of title in red morocco. Caps threadbare. Upper joint cracked. 2 corners bumped. This history of Calvinism presented as a major heresy begat many complaints among Protestants; it has the form of a chronicle, from the year 1520 until the Edict of Nantes in 1598. In the warning, the author recalls that just get kicked by the pope of the order Jesuits to which he belonged; Indeed, his virulent defense of Louis XIV, he reiterates in this book, directly opposed to the pope. The book also presents the history of the League and events in the history of Protestantism in France. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

550 €

Réf : 38762



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