London, South Kensington
16 February 2001
BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF WILLIAM FOYLE
YOUNG, W. Anecdotes of the Confessional Box; or, Catholic Priesthood Unmasked, including an authentic account of the cruelties practised under the Cloak of Religion, by the Jesuits of The Holy Inquisition. Accompanied by a faithful translation of some of the documents called Papal Bulls, with explanatory notes, London: John Fairburn, 1829. 8° (216 x 130mm.), engraved hand-coloured frontispiece and one plate (spotted or browned throughout), half calf by Bayntun, red morocco lettering-piece (corners very slightly bumped, new endpapers), red morocco bookplate of W. A. Foyle, Beeleigh Abbey.
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