Item #5674 Ferrante Pallavicino ou L'Arétin Manqué. J. LUCAS-DUBRETON.

Ferrante Pallavicino ou L'Arétin Manqué

Paris: La Connaissance (1928).

Item #5674

The rare biography of Pallavicino (1615-1644) the controversial priest who authored a number of provocative satires on the Roman curia and the house of Barberini. He was also reputed for some time to have authored the controversial treatise on sodomy, Alcibiade Enfant a l'Ecole. After a price had been put on his head, he was eventually betrayed and beheaded. A lovely copy in the original wrappers, bound in a full leather binding with red morocco spine-lable. One of 500 hand numbered copies. Uncommon.

Price: $325.00

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