sacrosancti oecumenici, & generalis concilij Tridentini

(Council of Trent.) CANONES & DECRETA

sacrosancti oecumenici, & generalis concilij Tridentini

sub Paulo III Julio III Pio III pont. max. Agora Segunda vez Impresso.

Description: large woodcut pair of coats of arms on title (Papal, and Philip II of Spain), woodcut printer's device at end (before Index), woodcut initials, first 50 pages badly water-stained, diminishing, or occasionally flaring, thereafter, two holes in the title-page with the loss of a corner of the king's arms, and 4 letters in the last line (which specifies the price: 4 reales in paper), some browning, pp. 311, [1, device], [20, Index, last leaf blank; MS on verso crossed out], 8vo, [bound with:] Generale Concilium Tridentinum. Continens omnia quae ab eius reductione per Iulium Tertium ... vsq[ue] ad finem in eo gesta sunt. Compluti [Alcalá de Henares]: Juan de Brocar, 1554, woodcut device on title, woodcut initials, ff. 50, the last blank (but see below), contemporary annotations in Spanish, [and:] 4 leaves from another edition of the Canones & Decreta, 18th-century quasi catspaw calf, wide richly gilt borders on sides, rebacked somewhat crudely, newish labels, corners worn, old inscriptions on title, title inked on fore-edges

Publication Details: Vallisoleti. Olim (Pintæ) [Valladolid]: Apud Francisc. Ferdinan. a Corduba, 1564

Notes: Second Valladolid edition, same year as the first, rare. The text appeared, hastily, more or less simultaneously in Alcalá de Henares (according to Palu, this is the first edition in Spain), Barcelona, Granada, Salamanca, Valencia, Valladolid, and Zaragoza, and elsewhere, similarly, throughout Catholic Europe. Evidence of haste (or at any rate speed) is apparent from the fact that Pius IV had only 'signed off' the text on 26 January 1564. The decrees of the council were acknowledged in Italy, Portugal, Poland and by the Catholic princes of Germany at the Diet of Augsburg in 1566. Philip II of...more

Bibliography: (Palau 42396 for the first edition)

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Price: £2,000

Subject: Theology

Published Date: 1564

Stock Number: 67626

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