1642 Deleite y amargura de las dos cortes, celestial y terrena. Con la assistencia de los ingenios, y lagrimas derremadas en la Corte del Dios Momo: el consuelo que reciben, quexas que dan a Iupiter, para que visite la Cortes de los Planetas, Dioses, monarcas, principes, senorias y republicas del orbe, y modo de sus gouiernos.
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First Edition, Leather Binding, Very Scarce
First edition of this politically charged work, which looks at the history of religion. Specifically, the author draws focus on the Court of Momus, from Greek mythology. Momus is the personification of satire and mockery. With the errata to the start of the work. The three leaves following title and leaves M1, M2, M7, M8 and N1-N4 missing are supplied in very good letterpress facsimiles. In the original Spanish. Bookseller's stamp to the front patedown, J Gleave. Written by Jose Micheli Marquez, a priest and natural historian from Sicily. He wrote works that related to political-moral religious biography. Other works by Marquez include 'Imperio de Satanas abatido por la triunfante riqueza, es decir, la limosna' and 'Riqueza triunfante para salvar a cada uno'
In a contemporary vellum binding. Externally, very smart with chips to the vellum at the head and tail of spine. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned. Occasional light scattered spots to pages.
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