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Lot nr:900
Book nr:27489
Author:CICCARELLI, Antonio
Title:Le vite de pontefici
Town:Roma
Publisher:Domenico Basa
Year:1588
Description:4to, [6], 286 [i.e. 287], [2] lvs. Engraved title page (margin of title lost and reinforced on the verso). With 233 engravings (image of Christ giving the keys to St. Peter and 232 portraits, all in woodcut ornamental borders. Some marginal tears, tear repaired in f.205. Some stains, marginal wormholes in inner margins in the beginning. Old vellum binding with recuperation of old religious songbook
Note:First edition of Ciccarelli's history of the popes, ending with Sixtus V. Old manuscript, in different hands, with a summary of the lifes of the following popes, up to 1903. Provenance: old stamp on fly leaf (Carlo Wherlin)
Price:€380 - €450
Sellingprice:€550
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