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    Giovanni Felice Astolfi. Cento Avenimenti Miracolosi Stupendi, Et Rari...Distruggimenti di Oracoli. Maleficii, e Tradimenti. Atti Magnanimi di Huomini fortissimi, Caste Donne, & Fanciulli animosi. Bellissimi Tratti di Avari, Insingardi, & Ambitiosi. Et Vittorie singolari co(n)tre Demonii, Mondo, Carne, & Huomini rei... Como: Girolamo Frova, 1604. Krown & Spellman retail: $1200. 8vo. 8, a8,A-2H8. [32],497 [i.e. 495]p. Printer's device on title page, decorated initials, tail-pieces. 17th century sheep, rebacked, title gilt on leather label, edges speckled in blue, lower corner of front cover chewed, front hinge reinforced, rear hinge starting, booklabels of "James Barratt of Lymm Hall," and "Charles J. Bewlay of Carleton Hall.', title page laid-down, corner off Q7 (minor affect to side-note), occasional browning and some stains and foxing. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

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    Astolfi was born in Bologna and was a theologian of the first half on the seventeenth century. He wrote a number of works on philosophy, theology, and history. Several of his works relate to miracles. This collection of novelle many with occult and supernatural appearances was first published in 1603 and was reprinted several times. Piantanida 3329. Graesse I,341. Gamba 241. Caillet 488. BL 17th Ital., I,53. Cornell, Witchcraft, 25 (1660). Hoefer III,478. Coumont A68.2.   

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