Title: Histoire de l'Inquisition et son origine, 1693
Author: Jacques Marsollier; Pierre Marteau
Publisher: A Cologne, Chez Pierre Marteau
A first edition of Marsollier’s history of the Holy Inquisition and its origins, from humble beginnings in 12th century France to quash religious dissidents, to the growing power of the Medieval Inquisition against those considered apostate or heretical under the eyes of Christianity, to the peak of the Witch-Trials and Spanish Inquisition during the Renaissance.
One finely bound volume in 12mo, (2)+502 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in good shape, with rubbing and wear to the boards, and stress at the joints. There is minor foxing and staining throughout.