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Quiroga, Gasparis [Gaspar de] Index Librorum Expurgatorum. Salmuri [Saumur]: 1601. Inquisition 45

Latin. Copy of the 1584 Madrid Expurgatory Index, issued by French protestants to show the misguided nature of censorship by the Spanish Inquisition; an essay listing examples of harmless yet censored books precedes the original introductory note. Some mispagination. Contains alphabetical index at end.

Gregorius PP. XV [pope Gregory XV] "Venerabili Frati Epis... Romae [Rome]: [1623]. Inquisition 221

Latin. Letter from the pope to Inquisitor General Andrès Pacheco, encouraging diplomatic relations with England through the Prince of Wales [Charles I, r. 1625-1649], in hopes that his marriage to a Catholic might lead to a rapprochement with Rome.