Conring, Hermann. De electione Urbani IIX et Innocentii X pontificum commentarii historici duo.

Helmstedt, Henning Müller, 1651.

4to. 2 pts. (48), 135, (1), 44 pp.

(Bound with) II: The same. Defensio ecclesiae protestantium adversum duo pontificiorum argumentis. Ibid., 1654. 120 pp.

(Bound with) III: The same. Historia electionis Alexandri VII Papae. Ibid., 1657. 3 pts. 56, 23, (1), 3-117, (1) pp. With repeated woodcut devices. Marbled Austrian half calf (c. 1700) with giltstamped spine label. All edges sprinkled in red.


Collection of three works of church history by Hermann Conring (1606-81), professor of medicine and philosophy at Helmstedt and one of the last great polymaths (cf. LThK III, 35). I: One of three printings in the year of the first edition; II und III: first editions. About bulls, conclaves, etc.

Somewhat browned, insignificant worming at beginning and end. Spine-ends damaged. From the library of the Vienna Discalced Augustinians with their ms. shelfmarks.

I: VD 17, 12:116684D.

II: VD 17, 12:115494V.

III: VD 17, 3:008223P.

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