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OUT OF THE FLAMES: The Remarkable Story of Michael Servetus and One of the Rarest Books in the World

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The tale of a 16th-century genius who made the mistake of running afoul of John Calvin at the height of the Reformation in Geneva.Adding a fourth title to their shelf of writings on the provenance of rare books, the Goldstones (Warmly Inscribed, 2001, etc.) here focus on Spaniard Michael Servetus's Christianismi Restitutio (Christianity Restored). All copies of the book, including one chained to ... Read full review

Out of the flames: the remarkable story of a fearless scholar, a fatal heresy, and one of the rarest books in the world

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The Goldstones, who have written previous volumes about book collecting, here offer a look at the turbulent 1500s and Michael Servetus, a Spanish lay theologian and physician of convictions and ... Read full review


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