Tosetti, Urbano. RIFLESSIONI DI UN PORTOGHESE SOPRA IL MEMORIALE PRESENTATO DA’ PP. GESUITI ALLA SANTITA' DI PP. CLEMENTE XIII. FELICEMENTE REGNANTE. Esposte in una Lettera scritta ad un Amico di Roma. Lisbona: 1758.
Gold & red patterned paper over boards, red leather spine title label, early 20th century Italian binding, 4 x 6 inches, 245 clean pp., tight. Very good. Hardcover. 
Attributed to Urbano Tosetti. "Reflections of a Portuguese Upon the Memorial Presented by the Jesuits to His Present Holiness Pope Clement XIII."
Urbano Tosetti (1714-1768), b. Florence, Italy; d. Rome, Italy. Tosetti was a Piarist monk, theologian and teacher at the seminary in Tuscany and at Nazarene College in Rome. This was written during the times of great controversy regarding the Jesuits.
"Interesting anonymous work of anti-Jesuit style, in the form of 21 'Letters'. Reports violence among indigenous people in South America, trade and property in Asia, etc. See Melzi, II / 437 and Parenti, False Places of Printing, 1758: 'Work by p.scolopio U. Tosetti, probably printed in Rome'. - Bergoglio Libri d'Epoca catalogue.