Out of the Flames: The Remarkable Story of a Fearless Scholar, a Fatal Heresy, and One of the Rarest Books in the World

Out of the Flames: The Remarkable Story of a Fearless Scholar, a Fatal Heresy, and One of the Rarest Books in the World

By: Goldstone, Lawrence; Goldstone, Nancy

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"Bound Galley - Not for Sale" printed on front and rear covers. Couple of very mild creases on the front cover. Facinating story of Michael Servetus, both a scientist (discovered blood circulation) and a religious free thinker, who was burned at the stake with the last known copy of his scholarly work, the Christianismi Restitutio. However, three copies are known to have survived his execution. The authors trace those three copies through the centuries. 350 pages with Index section, which is blank for this publication.

Title: Out of the Flames: The Remarkable Story of a Fearless Scholar, a Fatal Heresy, and One of the Rarest Books in the World

Author: Goldstone, Lawrence; Goldstone, Nancy

Categories: Biographies & Memoirs,

Edition: First Printing

Publisher: New York, Broadway Books: 2002

ISBN: 0767908368

ISBN 13: 9780767908368

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Type: ADVANCE READING COPY

Seller ID: 02321

Keywords: PERSECUTION RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE EUROPE CHURCH SERVETUS CHRISTIANISMI RESTITUTIO,