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THE SPANISH PILGRIME: or, An Admirable Discovery of a Romish Catholicke. Shewing how necessary and important it is, for the Protestant kings, princes, and potentates of Europe, to make warre vpon the King of Spaines owne countrey: also where, and
London, printed by B. A. and are to be sold by Thomas Archer, 1625.. by what meanes, his dominions may be invaded and easily ruinated; as the English heretofore going into Spaine, did constraine the kings of Castile to demand peace in all humility, and what great losse it hath beene, and still is to all Christendome, for default of putting the same in execution. Wherein hee makes apparant by good and evident reasons, infallible arguments, most true and certaine histories, and notable examples, the right way, and true meanes to resist the violence of the Spanish King, to breake the course of his designes, to beate downe his pride, and to ruinate his puissance. FIRST EDITION 1625, small 4to, approximaely 180 x 140 mm, 7¼ x 5½ inches, pages [12 of 16], 128, 131-136, [2], LACKING AS USUAL THE 2 LEAF DEDICATION AFTER THE TITLE PAGE, collation: A-T4 (-A2 and 3), T4 is a blank, bound in half blue morocco over grey paper boards, small blind stamped crest to centre of covers, gilt rules and blind stamped decoration to spine, gilt title, edges speckled blue. Covers slightly stained, a couple of small chips to paper on upper cover, corners slightly worn, head and tail of spine slightly rubbed, armorial bookplate of first duke of Westminster on front pastedown, signature of his son and another inscription on title page, the latter crossed through, small single wormhole starts on title page and continues to page 72, no loss of legibility, 1 top margin trimmed affecting running title, final 4 leaves lightly stained. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy (lacking dedication as noted). According to ESTC S118337 the Dedication is usually missing. This is a translation of "Traicte paraenetique", a French translation of an unpublished Spanish original, "Tratado paraenetico", erroneously attributed to Antonio Perez and to Jose Teixeira. The French translator's note is signed "I.D. Dralymont", i e. Jean de Montlyard. The work deals with the history of 16th century Spain and in particular with the rule of Philip II (1554-1598) and his relations with Portugal, France and the church. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.
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