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Nicolas Rapin
Satire Menippee 1st Ed Mockery of Religious War & Church Over State 1593 Rare
Paris: 1593. A very scarce and rare edition book. Read full details below. Details: -An extremely enlightened book for the time. This was a political and satirical work which criticized the excesses of the Catholic and Spanish pretensions during the Wars of Religion in France and defended the idea of an independent but Catholic France with a distinction of religion and state ideas. This very enlightened philosophy from a moderate catholic group known as the plaques who although favored absolute monarchy as many did, also favored a settling of differences between the protestant Huguenots and sought political accommodation for them. -Nicolas Rapin was a French magistrate, royal officer, translator, poet, satirist and philosopher. He was the most important author in the book out of the several for being the most outspoken critic of the Catholic league during the notable Wars Of Religion -The book features a beautiful vellum binding with marbled edges done in most likely the very late 18th-19th century. The book measures 5" inches in length by 3" inches in width and 375 pages of clean and crisp pages with no rips or tears and only minor foxing. There is minor moisture damage on the bottom of the spine on the outside of the book as seen and small writing in pencil on the inside cover but no other writing in the book. Ships from Nashville, TN. [Attributes: First Edition]
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