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Title: Antilutherus / Iudoci Clichtovei Neoportuensis./...tres libros complectens...Insunt & primo...libro, dissolutiones quaedam, contra Erasmum Roterodamum... ( Bound with) (idem) Propugnaculi / Ecclesie. adversus Lutheranos . per / Judocum Clichtoveum Neoportuensem....tres libros continens
Description: Colonia ( Köln ) , in officina Petri Quentell, 1525 , mense Augusto 1526 (for second title) , in-4°, 205 x 152 mm , (24) nn pp (pp24=bl) + 215 leaves (numbered I-CCXV) + (1)nn pp (bl) + (1)nn pp (2 woodcuts) (complete) ; (32) nn pp + 231 leaves (numbered I-CCXXXI) (complete). Bound in a very well preserved German old full leather binding with two brass clasps, elaborate blindstamping on both covers, raised spine (finely rebacked). Early 19th-century small circular library stamp on title. A very fine copy without staining or browning. (See Adams C 2179 and C 2213 ) Collection of two famous early Roman Catholic texts which criticise Luther. The first text appeared first in Paris one year earlier as this Köln edition. The second text was published in the same year as the Parisian first edition. Clichtoveus was born in 1472 in Nieuwpoort , a flemish fisher's port and now a seaside resort. He became a professor at the Sorbonne university where he supported at first the reformation ideas of Luther. After the ''Determinatio '' of 1521 in which the university condemned Luher's ideas Clichtoveus became one of his fiercest opponents. He was called Luther's maul ( le maillet de Luther). .

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Price: EUR 2800.00 = appr. US$ 3043.17 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 38421