Book censored by the Spanish Inquisition

Two pages with columns of text scored out in black ink
Page from censored book with text scored out in black ink

Pages from 'Segunda parte de las republicas del mundo', by Jerónimo Roman y Zamora, published in 1575.

The Spanish Inquisition censored the book in 1585, removing pages and scoring through words, sentences and whole pages.

This volume is part of the Astorga Collection of fine early Spanish books held by the National Library of Scotland.

 

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