1810. First Edition . STOCKDALE, J[ohn] J[oseph]. The History of the Inquisitions; Including the Secret Transactions of those Horrific Tribunals. London: Printed for J.J. Stockdale, 1810. Quarto, mid-20th century full red morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spine and boards, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $1500.First edition of Stockdales influential (and vehemently anti-Catholic) account of the Inquisition, with 12 engraved plates depicting its locations, activities and standards, handsomely bound by Weitz.Publisher Stockdale issued this anti-Catholic history of the Inquisition—which he deems the most tremendous and execrable tribunal that ever cursed ill-fated nations—in response to contemporary controversy surrounding the royal prerogative of veto over appointments to Catholic bishoprics. (Inventory #: 72522)
Americana, Literature, Children's Books, History, Science, Economics, Medicine, Travel, Natural History, Judaica, Fine Sets, Autographs
Shipping & Return Policies
All items are subject to prior sale. All items are guaranteed as described. Refunds are limited to original purchase price. Items may be returned within 30 days of receipt if unsatisfactory for any reason (please notify us prior to returning, preferably by phone.)
You can be confident that when you make a purchase through ABAA.org, the item is sold by an ABAA member in full compliance with our Code of Ethics. Our sellers guarantee your order will be shipped promptly and that all items are as described. Buy with confidence through ABAA.org.