Title: Controversia Anglicana De Potestate Pontificis Et Regis, 1613
Author: Martinus Becanus
Publisher: Moguntiae, Apud Ioannem Albinum
An early 17th century edition of Becanus’ English Controversy Concerning the Power of the Pope and the King; Recognized and Acted Against Lancelot, Chaplain to the King of England, who calls himself the Bishop of Elysium. Where also the Most Illustrious Cardinal Bellarmine is defended, &c.
This volume has been bound in blind tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with roll stamped designs. There is one functioning clasp.
This volume bears the stamp of what appears to be the monastery library of Kloster Frauenberg, a Franciscan monastery that has largely decreased in activity over the decades.
One pigskin bound volume in octavo, 272 pages
This volume is in good shape, with heavy rubbing and wear to the binding. There is foxing and staining throughout.