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Title:The Adventures of Giuseppe Pignata Who Escaped from the Prisons of the Inquisition of Rome
Price:GBP£20.00 (about USD$27.20)
Item ID:B009-4107
Quantity:1
Publisher:Jonathan Cape, London, 1930
Edition:First
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Fair
Dust Jacket:Fair
Jonathan Cape, 1930, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First

The story of a Roman noble of the 17th Century who was imprisoned for life by the Inquisition, but escaped in 1693. It was published in French in Cologne in 1725. Symons relates that here were only six known copies when he discovered the existence of this inspired work and set about translating it. The translation is preceded by Arthur Symons lengthy (54 pages) & erudite introduction. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 252 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Previous owner's name & address in ink to fep.. Gilt titles spine. Minor water damage to covers, text unaffected. blue cloth. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Inquisition; Italy; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4107.
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