Adam Weinberger Rare Books


325 USD
Featley, Daniel, 1582-1645.  Roma ruens = Romes ruine : being a svccinct answer to a popish challenge concerning the antiquity, unity, universality, succession, and perpetuall visibility of the true church even in the most obscure times, when it seemed to be totally eclipsed in the immediate ages before Luther /
London : Printed by Thomas Purslow for Nicholas Bourne ..., 1644 4to., 17.5 x 13 cm.  [16], 61 pp.  Ref: Wing; F592. Modern marbled paper wraps; internally, some toning and foxing, some inner marginal stain to t.p.  Woodcut of the burning tower of Babylon to verso A2, closely cropped, small hole to E2, D3 closely cropped.    "Daniel Featley was an English theologian and controversialist. He fell into difficulties with Parliament due to his loyalty to Charles I in the 1640s, and he was harshly treated and imprisoned at the end of his life...During his imprisonment Featley returned to controversy.  At the request of the parliament he wrote this  treatise against the Catholics. While writing it, says his nephew, he was allowed only three books at a time from his library."  [DNB]   $325.00  #AWBOOKSIGCAT1   #Luther #Towerofbabylon  #rarebooks #specialcollections #bookstagram #librariesofinstagram #ghostbusters  Terms: Subject to prior sale. Will comment "Sold" if sold.  Please contact to reserve and for payment. 30 Day return for any reason.