The History of the Flagellants: otherwise, of Religious Flagellations among different Nations, and especially among Christians; being a Paraphrase and Commentary on the Historia Flagellantium of the Abbé Boileau, Doctor of the Sorbonne, Canon of the Holy Chapel, &c. By One who is not a Doctor of the Sorbonne. [Jean Louis de Lolme, tranlator]. Jacques Boileau.

The Spiritual History of Whipping

The History of the Flagellants: otherwise, of Religious Flagellations among different Nations, and especially among Christians; being a Paraphrase and Commentary on the Historia Flagellantium of the Abbé Boileau, Doctor of the Sorbonne, Canon of the Holy Chapel, &c. By One who is not a Doctor of the Sorbonne. [Jean Louis de Lolme, tranlator].

London: Printed for G. Robinson, No. 25, Paternoster Row, 1783.

Second edition. Engraved vignette on title page, one engraved head-piece, and 2 engraved plates. 426 pp. [426 misnumbered 226]. 1 vols. 8vo. The Spiritual History of Whipping. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine, black leather spine label. Extremities a bit rubbed, overall a very attractive copy. One joint off. Signed on front pastedown by William Nation OCLC: 6611485. Item #234781

Second edition in English of this adaptation of Abbé Boileau's classic medical, theological and erotic study, HISTORIA FLAGELLANTIUM. first published in 1700. De Lolme's English version was first published in 1777, and again here, with two quite remarkable engraved plates.

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