Lyon: Apud Anissonios et Joan. Posuel, 1680. First edition. First edition. Folio (14-1/4" tall). (28),662,(90)pp. Double column text. Index. Title printed in red & black with a copper engraved vignette. 2 copper engraved headpieces. Cont. full calf, a bit rubbed & with 2 small gouges, gilt decorated spine (a few small chips) with brown calf spine label. Faded water stain in blank fore-margin of first few leaves. Title-page with a previous owner's name excised (1/2" x 2") from blank margin. Occasional light foxing. The scarce first edition of Cabassut's (1604?-1685) work on church history, canon law and councils & synods. Nine editions were printed up to the year 1772. (Inventory #: 4837)
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