1690 Scarce French Vellum Book - Treatise on the divinity of Our Lord Jesus Christ by Jacques Abbadie.
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Author: Jacques Abbadie.
Title: Traité de la divinité de Nôtre Seigneur Jésus-Christ.
Language: Text in French.
Publisher: A Rotterdam, Chez Reinier Leers, 1690. The second edition published the year after the first published in 1689.
Size: 6.5 " X 4 ".
Pages: 500 pages + index.
Binding: Very good full vellum binding (hinges tight, overall scuffed and worn with spine slightly darkened - as shown) under a removable protective mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, rare light foxing and staining - as shown, ancient margin notes and underlining to preliminary pages only - as shown, ex-libris of the famous French collector Ludovic-Damas Froissart on the first endpaper - as shown, missing the blank enpapers).
The book: Scarce 17th century second edition of this Treatise on the divinity of Our Lord Jesus Christ by Jacques Abbadie. Including in the first chapters"Where we show that if J.C is not true God, of the same essence with his Father, the Mahometan Religion is preferable to the Christian Religion & J. C. lesser than Mahomet". The author is not afraid to apply the same reasoning vis-à-vis the Jews, magic etc. "The truths of Religion are so linked that they resemble in this respect the principles of Geometry ..." . From the famous library of Froissart, Ludovic-Damas (1925-2018).
The author: Jakob Abbadie (c. 1654 – 25 September 1727), also known as Jacques or James Abbadie, was a French Protestant minister and writer. He became Dean of Killaloe, in Ireland.
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