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Interesting Letters of the Late Pope Clement XIV. (Ganganelli). Translated from the Only Genuine Edition of Lottin, jun, Bookseller in Paris. Exactly Revised, Corrected, and Enlarged, with a Translation of the Latin Passages, and a Copious Index to the Whole

By Pope Clement XIV

1777

T. Saint : Newcastle

8.5" by 5"

vi, 425pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

An interesting and uncommon collection of letters of Pope Clement XIV, who was Pope for five years from 1769 to 1774.

This collection of letters are by Pope Clement XIV. He was Pope from 1769 to 1774. He is best known for his suppression of the Society of Jesus. The letters are addressed to various influentical fiures, such as Monsieur de Cabande (a Knight of Malta), Prince San-Severo the Bishop of Spoletto, Count de Bielk and Abbe Lami. With a frontispiece. Bookplate to the front pastedown, 'John Waldie', causing light offsetting to the recto to the front endpaper. Label to the front pastedown, 'Biography No. 644'. Prior owner's pencil inscription to the recto to the front endpaper, 'V. J. A. Flynn, Wells, 27 July 1963'. Prior owner's ink inscription to the head of the title page, 'George Waldie 1778'.

CONDITION

In the original quarter calf binding, with marbled paper to the boards. The front board is detached. A little discolouration to the boards, with some light rubbing also. Minor rubbing to the extremities. Light bumping to the extremities. Some cracking to the spine, with a little loss to the head and tail of the spine. Rear joint is starting but firm with the rear hinge being strained. Bookplate to the front pastedown, 'John Waldie', causing light offsetting to the recto to the front endpaper. Label to the front pastedown, 'Biography No. 644'. Prior owner's pencil inscription to the recto to the front endpaper, 'V. J. A. Flynn, Wells, 27 July 1963'. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean, with the very odd scattered spot. Pages are lightly cockled. Puncture marks close to the gutter due to the binding. Prior owner's ink inscription to the head of the title page, 'George Waldie 1778'. Offsetting to the title page due to the frontispiece.

Overall Condition: Fair

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