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Dionysius Carthusianus (Denis, the Carthusian); [Petrus Blomevenna] [Essche, Nicolas van]
[Contra Alchoranum] D. Dionysii Carthusiani Contra Alchoranum & sectam Machometicam libri quinque. 1 De perfidia machometica & fide catholica, in generali. 2 Contra Alchorani errores singulos, in speciali. 3 Contra Machometi doctrinam, multaque Sarracenorum scripta. 4 Alchorani refutatio ex Euangelicis documentis. 5 Dialogus Christiani & Sarraceni de fide utriusque. Eiusdem De instituendo bello aduersus Turcas, & de generali celebrando Concilio. Contra vitia superstitionum
Coloniae [Köln]: apud Peter Quentel, 1533. First edition. In later gilt burgundy maroquin. Gilt floral ornaments and title on spine. Marbled endpapers. Gilt edges. Green silk bookmark. Two leaves misbound: Oov-vi after Qqiiii. Pages trimmed, that occasionally effects the printed marginals and page headers. Two wormholes, effects the upper part of the last four signatures, slightly the text as well, partly restored with old paper. Otherwise clean. Engraved bookplate and printed bibliographic reference on inner front panel. Collection vignette on front and rear endpapers. Collection inscription and stamp on additional endpaper. Overall in fine condition.. With two large woodcut illustrations, the Virgin and Child on verso of title and woodcut of the author at end. Woodcut initials.. With two large woodcut illustrations, the Virgin and Child on verso of title and woodcut of the author at end. Woodcut initials. First edition. In later gilt burgundy maroquin. Gilt floral ornaments and title on spine. Marbled endpapers. Gilt edges. Green silk bookmark. [16], 628, (i.e. 626), [2] p. (Pages 113 and 178 omitted in pagination.) Signatures: AA8, A-Z8, Aa-Nn8, Oo10, Pp-Qq8. First edition of Denis the Carthusian's treatise against Islam with numerous quotations from the Qurʼan. Preceded the earliest complete Latin edition of the Qurʼan by ten years. "Contra Alchoranum" the anti-Islamic work of the Carthusian monk Dionysius (1402-1471) was written around 1454, but only printed some eighty years later, in this edition. It was edited by Petrus Blomeuenna, whose dedicatory epistle i … [Click Below for Full Description]
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