8vo., ff. , pp. 176, ff. , pp. 775, p. ; an excellent copy, unpressed, in the original vellum, small piece gnawed from fore-edge of upper cover.
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Second, much enlarged edition of Charron’s first book, which sought to prove the existence of God, man’s need of religion, and – in the main part, with a heavy debt to Montaigne’s Christian scepticism – the truth of Catholicism against Protestantism.
Desgraves, Bibliographie bordelaise, no. 162. Tchemerzine, II, p. 244 (c).
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