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A BANNED BOOK, aDErailed Scholar
Opstraet, Jan.  Pastor bonus seu idea officium spiritus et praxis pastorum. Leodij: Henrici Hoyoux, [1689]. 8vo (16.3 cm, 6.45"). *6A–Z8Aa–Ii8Kk2; [12], 495, [21] pp.
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A Banned (Burned!!) Book
Toland, John.   Christianity not mysterious: Or, a treatise shewing, that there is nothing in the Gospel contrary to reason, nor above it: And that no Christian doctrine can be properly call'd a mystery ... the second edition enlarg'd. London: Sam. Buckley, 1696. 8vo (17.8 cm, 7"). xxxii, 174 pp.
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A PAIR of These IndexesACTUALLY USED
in COLONIAL MEXICO!
Index librorum prohibitorum.  Index et catalogvs librorum prohibitorum, mandato...D.D. Gasparis a Qviroga...denuò editus. Madriti: Apud Alphonsum Gomezium regium typographum, 1583. 4to. A4 *2 2A8 B–M8; [6], 96 ff. [bound withIndex expurgatorius librorum.  Index librorvm expurgatorum, illustrissimi ac reuendis. D.D. Gasparis Qviroga...iussu editus. Madriti: Apud Alfonsum Gomezium regium typographum, 1584. 4to. π2 A–B8 C10 D–S8 T10 V–Z8 Aa–Bb8 (-Bb8, a blank); [2], 194 [ie., 198], [6 (last 2 blanks)] ff. (lacks final blank).
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Wisdom, Censored Post-PURCHASE?!
Charron, Pierre.  De la sagesse. Paris: Jean-François Bastien, 1783. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). Frontis., xviii, 768 pp.; 1 plt. (damaged/censored).
$250.00
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