The Lectures Complete of Father Gavazzi, as delivered in New York, reported by an eminent stenographer, and revised and corrected by Gavazzi himself. Including translations of his Italian addresses with which the greater part of the Lectures were prefaced. To which is prefixed, under his authority and revision, The Life of Gavazzi, continued to the time of his visit to America. By G.B. Nicolini, his friend and fellow exile, author of a history of the late Roman Republic. Alessandro by Giovanni Battista Nicolini GAVAZZI.

The Lectures Complete of Father Gavazzi, as delivered in New York, reported by an eminent stenographer, and revised and corrected by Gavazzi himself. Including translations of his Italian addresses with which the greater part of the Lectures were prefaced. To which is prefixed, under his authority and revision, The Life of Gavazzi, continued to the time of his visit to America. By G.B. Nicolini, his friend and fellow exile, author of a history of the late Roman Republic.

New York, Published by M. W. Dodd. 1854. Hardcover. 12mo, 20cm, xxiv,393p., original blind decorated brown cloth, blind stamped border decorations on the boards, gilt spine titles, spine slightly faded to light brown, private library bookplate and blank pocket on rear endpaper, bottom slightly curled, otherwise the condition is fine, scarce. (qc) Alessandro Gavazzi (1809-1889) was an Italian preacher and patriot. In the spring of 1853, Gavazzi visited North America and was responsible for the Gavazzi Riot disturbances created in Quebec on 6 June 1853, and in Montreal, on 9 June, by mobs which attacked halls in which Gavazzi was lecturing. His lectures at Quebec and Montreal were strongly anti-Roman Catholic; and at both places the soldiers had to be called out to restore order. At Montreal, 40 lives were lost. The principal participants were Irish Catholics who reacted violently to Gavazzi's anti-Catholic sentiments. The riots also caused serious political repercussions. Item #37974

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