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Protestant inquisition of true and false religion. Against the common unchristian Claggeschray. 1580. [20], 227 p. - ╔File: Ders.╗ Das guldene Flüß Christlicher Gemain und Gesellschafft. 1579. [9] pp., 473 p. Blind embossed pigskin boards over wooden boards. ╔I.╗ VD16 E 535. - ╔II.╗ VD16 E 534. - An anthology of two important controversial theological writings by the jurist and theologian Georg Eder (1523 - 1587), Imperial Court Councillor and advisor to Emperor Ferdinand I., Maximilian II and Rudolf II. "Euangelische Inquisition" in one of two Ingolstadt editions published in 1580 (VD16 E 535; the EA appeared in 1574); "Das guldene Flüß" in EA 1579 (VD16 E 534). - Both writings "[...] caused a sensation throughout Europe as a frontal attack against the theological foundations of Lutheranism" (NDB IV, 311). - Former library copy with stamp and spine signature. Binding bumped. Clasps only fragmentarily preserved. Front hinge slightly cracked, minimal worming. A few pages waterstained. Moderate darkening of pages as is usual with age.