APOLOGIA SOCIETATIS IESU In GALLIA, Ad Christianissimvm Galliae et Navarrae Regem Henricvm IV. Scripta à Religiosis Eiusdem Societatis Iesu in Gallia: Et hoc anno 1599. Burdegalae excusa. Nunc primum Latinè reddita.
Ingolstadii: Ex typographia Adami Sartorii, 1599. 1st Latin edition (VD16 A-3140). Not in Adams. , 120, [1 (blank)] pp. Printer's device to t.p. Head- tailpieces. 8vo: A - H^8. A2 & A3 signed *2 & *3 respectively. 6-1/4" x 4" [15.8 cm x 10.4 cm]. Early full vellum binding with 2 [of 4] cloth ties. Red edgestain. General wear & soiling to binding. Unobtrusive stain to lower half of textblock. A VG copy. Item #33488
Richeome's defense of the Jesuit's who were believed ultimately behind the 1589 assasination of Henry III, as well as the subsequent attempt on Henry IV. Here transated into Latin by Gretser, in the same year as its original French publication.
Somewhat uncommon work- of OCLC's 7 recorded copies, only 1 resides in the United States.
Bound with TavBooks ID #33487 [Gretser's LOYOLA, 1599], and price is for both titles.