By: Hichtel, Johann Samuel
Halae Magddeburgicae [Halle an der Saale], Litteris Hendelianis: 1759
Seller ID: 189
Condition: Very good
8vo (6½ ” x 8”). pp.48. Yellow paper wraps stamped with repeated variable designs in black and gold; includes wood-cut historiated initials, head-piece and tail pieces. Publication of a dissertation regarding blasphemy against the Holy Ghost. The dissertation defence by Johann Samuel Hitchel took place on 17 August 1740 against the arguments of his theology professor, Siegmund Jakob Baumgarten (1706-1757) at the University of Halle, in Germany. Baumgarten was a Protestant transitional theologian whose pioneering work led the way toward rationalsim. Slight creasing to corners and rubbin... View More...