On the Terrible Destruction and Decline of the Entire Papacy, 1558

David de Negker
The present highly controversial comedy 'Von der Erschrocklichen Zurstörung und Niderlag des gantzen Bapstumbs' ('On the Terrible Destruction and Decline of the Entire Papacy)' staged a last judgement, in which 'Salvator' sent the Pope and other potentates to perdition. The publication had unpleasant consequences for the printer and the illustrator, who were both imprisoned.
Early printed book. – First edition.
296 x 219 mm. – 40 leaves. With 101 woodcut illustrations.



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