Rome: Dominici Manelphi, 1649. 1st Edition. Leather bound. 407p + index. Quarto. Bound in full limp vellum. Title lettered on spine in old ink manuscript hand. Scattered toning to text else interior in good condition. Front pastedown has large circular hole where something (a bookplate?) was cut out exposing the verso of the front board. Ink name on title page, additional name blotted nout. Overall in good condition. Item #1228193
Text in Latin. A defense of the Jesuit Order (the Society of Jesus) by one of their members. Pallavicino was a highly esteemed academic who was appointed a Cardinal in 1657. His best-known work is his History of the Council of Trent.