Amstelodami: Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1658. Early edition. Hardcover. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. Very good condition. Item #012649
[xii], 573 pages of text. Original or very early full leather binding with primitive blind ruling and leather spine label with gilt ruling; front hinge repaired with compatible Japanese tissue. Measures 13.5 cm (5.25 inches) height. Previous owner's engraved armorial bookplate inside front cover: Samuel Kerrich S.T.P., and his name (or a descendant) signed on front endpaper: S. Kerrich CCCCA. Kerrich (1696-1762) had this bookplate made in 1734. Minor browning and staining to first and final few pages. Text contains: [Dedication to James I]--Clavis, nomina ignota, passim in Euphormione occurentia, refeerans & exponens.-- Pars I-II. Satyricon.--Pars III. Apologia Euphormionis pro se.-- Pars IV. Icon animorum.--Pars V. Alitophili [i.e. C.B. Morisot] Veritatis lacrymae, sive Euphorm. Lusinini Continuatio.--Series patefacti divinitus parricidii in ter maximum regem regnumque Britanniae. Gunpowder Plot, 1605; Jesuits - controversial literature. A satire on the Jesuits. Claude Barthelemy Morisot (1592-1601) authored part V: Veritatis lacrymae, Euphorm. Lusinini Continuatio. John Barclay (1582-1621).