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Anti-Catholicism in Scotland in the Early Modern Period

Commentarius in Apocalypsin, cum appendice, in qua sunt, Tractatus apologeticus, de legitima vocatione ministrorum euangelii in ecclesiis reformatis. Et epistola ad recusantem, ejusdem argumenti. Et Steliteuticus ; ubi de origine Romanae αποϚασιας, & antiquitate doctrinae reformatarum ecclesiarum...Autore Patricio Forbesio, domino à Corse, barone de Oneil, episcopo Aberdoniensi. Latinè vertit, & annotationibus illustravit Johannes Forbesius, à Corse, ejusdem Patricii filius & haeres.

Amsterdam: Elzevir, 1646.

[32], 402, [22]pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Anti-Catholicism in Scotland in the Early Modern Period. Bound in full 18th century maroon french morocco, gilt stamped spine, a.e.g, rolled gilt turn-ins, French curl marbled endpapers. Title page laid down and remargined, leaf (a) and last five leaves remargined. Otherwise very good. DNB Item #318176

The Latin version of Patrick Forbes's (1564-1635) major work, An Exquisite Commentarie upon the Revelation of Saint John, translated by his son John Forbes of Corse (1593-1648). The work is deeply anti-Catholic and Puritan, insisting that the ritual in Catholic worship was corruption and that the devil had already been unleashed, during the reign of Pope Boniface VIII around 1300.

Here in a very attractive red morocco binding.

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