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VENATOR, Adolphus (Adolphus de JAGER).
Nootvvendigh historisch verhael, van allen swaricheyden, verschillen, ende proceduren, soo wel in kercklijcken, als politijcken saken, etlijcke jaren herwaerts binnen der stadt Alckmaer voorghevallen ...Alkmaar, printed by Jacob de Meester; Amsterdam, sold by Willem Jansz. Blaeu, 1611. 4to. With the woodcut coat of arms of Alkmaar in a laurel wreath with a banderole “Alckmaer”, and a larger Alkmaar arms supported by lions on the last (otherwise blank) page. Contemporary vellum.
[12], 271, [1] pp.First and only edition of a key work on the religious disputes in Alkmaar that may have sparked the controversy between the Remonstrants (following Arminius) and the Contra-Remonstrants (led by Gomarus). The Remonstrant minister Adolphus Venator (or De Jager) came into conflict with his stricter colleague Cornelis Hillenius in 1608. A fierce controversy followed, ending in Hillenius's removal by the magistrate. In 1617, however, the Contra-Remonstrants gained the upper hand and Venator was dismissed in his turn and fled to France.From the library of bibliographer Adrianus Marinus Ledeboer (1797-1887), with his inscription on the front paste-down. Stains in the second half of the book. Writing in ink on the front cover, book block partly detached from the straps. Otherwise in good condition.l Knuttel 184; cf. NNBW IV, cols. 751-752, IX, cols. 445-446; not in Carter & Vervliet but using their type D1.
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