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Lot nr:794
Book nr:33272
Author:ORTIZ, Biagio (1485-1552)
Title:Descrizione del viaggio di Adriano VI Pont. Mass. dalla Spagna fino a Roma con gli avvenimenti del suo pontificato
Town:Roma
Publisher:Nella stamperia Pagliarini
Year:1790
Description:4to, xiv-176 pp, engraved frontisp. (Aloiis Lanzi). Translation into Italian by Nicolás de Lagua. Some foxing. Old library stamp on title page. Contemporary half vellum binding, spine worn, stain on upper board, red sprinkled edges
Note:Provenance: Augustijns Instituut Eindhoven.
Pope Adrian VI was the only Dutchman so far to become pope. He studied in Leuven. He was not successful as a peacemaker among Christian princes, whom he hoped to unite in a war against the Turks
Price:€200 - €300
Sellingprice:€240
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