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    [Featured Lot] Binet, Benjamin. Traité Historique des Dieux et des Demons du Paganisme. Avec quelques Remarques Critiques sur le Systeme de Mr. Bekker. Delff: Andries Voorstad, 1696. 12mo. *6, A-I12, K6. [12], 227, [1]p. Contemporary mottled calf, rebacked with old spine laid-on, spine gilt in compartments with repeated floral device, edges red, marbled endpapers, booplate of Bibliotheque de M. Rene Amedie Choppin, De Villy, text block cut a bit askew. Printer's ornaments. First edition. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.
    Krown & Spellman retail: $850

    More Information: Binet's (curé d'Orgeval) refutation of the work of Bekker.  In its reprint the title was changed to 'Idée générale de la théologie payenne'...It was also printed as an accompanyment to Bekker's work in an Amsterdam printing, as well as, added to Colin de Plancy's Dictionnaire des sciences occultes in 1846 (5th ed). Guita calls the work "tres curieux."

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    November, 2014
    6th Thursday
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