1874 · Philadelphia
First American edition of Pius IX's encyclical Etsi multa, which is an "authentic refutation of the falsehoods published by the Prussian, Swiss and Italian governments and the subsidized press of England."
An important American Catholicum.
Provenance: Ex-American Antiquarian Society with note in pencil that it was acquired from John Zubal, booksellel, in 1986. No library markings. Printed on pale green paper. Without the wrappers; removed from a nonce volume. Very good. (Inventory #: 37178)