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Life of Pope Pius V, 1712  

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Vita di S. Pio quinto sommo pontefice dell'Ordine de predicatori

Maffei, Paolo Alessandro

In Venezia [Venice]

Appresso Giacomo Tommasini



xxiv, 469, [1] pp. With 2 copper-engraved plates, 1 of them folding. (4to) 22.5x16 cm (9x6½"), period vellum.

Life of Pope Pius V. Lacking the frontispiece portrait. The plates present include illustration leaf signed: "Dominicus Muratori delin." and "Hieronymus Rossi incidit."; folded plate signed: "Nic. Dorigny Gallus delin. et sculp. Rome sup. perm. an. 1699."

Lot Amendments

Covers worn and discolored; ink stains to front and rear free endpapers, that at the rear is circular, intruding to final two leaves; folding plate torn; very good overall.

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