Lot 47 of 459:
Lives & portraits of the Popes, 1650  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Cronologia de' sommi pontefici che contiene le effigie, nomi, e patrie loro, in che anno, e giorno furono eletti, le loro vite, quanto regnorno, e quanto vaco la sedia...

Author:
Brandi, Giovanni Antonio

Place:
Rome

Publisher:
Nella stamperia di Giacomo Fei... Appresso Gio. Francesco Delfini

Date:
1650

Description:

[4] pp., [1], 256 [i.e. 237] columns, 237-242, [5] pp. with 238 woodcut portraits. (4to in 8's) 20.4x15 cm (8x6"), modern plain boards, new endpapers.

Short biographies with small woodcut portraits of all the popes from Peter to Innocent X. OCLC/WorldCat lists only five copies of this 1650 edition.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Title page stained and darkened with five lines of old ink writing; occasional foxing, darkening and light staining within, good to very good.


 
Item number:
291084
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