Memorie Storiche Sopra l' uso della Cioccolata in tempo di Digiuno

Memorie Storiche Sopra l' uso della Cioccolata in tempo di Digiuno

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Concina, Daniele. Esposte in una lettera a Monsignor Illustrissimo, e Reverendissimo Arcivescovo N. N. Venice: Appresso Simone Occhi, Con licenza de Superiori, E Privelegio, 1748. First Edition. 196 pages. 18 x 13 cm. "Historical Memories over Chocolate use in Fasting Time." As Chocolate made its way to the continent, it brought with it certain theological issues as to the appropriate use during fasting for Catholics who were limited to water and wine on fasting days. The author, Daniele Concina, was an Italian Dominican priest, a theologian, and author. Stamped on half title page "6. Kaiser's Kaffeegeschaft", paper title description pasted on verso of cover, in German. Interior crisp and clean, boards rubbed with with loss at head and tail of spine not affecting text. Paper title "6" affixed to spine. Contemporary paper boards. Very good. Cardboard covers. 

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