Lot 165 of 515:
Engraved Jesuit portraits 1751  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$192
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Ritratti de' prepositi generali della Compagnia di Gesú
Author:
Galeotti, Niccolo and Arnold Van Westerhout
Place:
In Roma
Publisher:
A spese di Venantio Monaldini mercante-libraro al Corso
Date:
1751
Description:

Unpaginated. 2 title pages printed in red and black. Parallel text in Latin in Italian in two columns. 16 engraved portraits after van Westerhout (2 laid down), 1 engraved plate of the Jesuit device, 2 additional portraits laid down at end. (Folio) 37x25 cm (14x10"), period half-calf and marbled boards, gilt spine label. Second Edition. 

Engraved Jesuit portraits with descriptive text in Latin and Italian.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Fair amount of wear and rubbing to calf and boards, rubbing to extremities and spine; areas of wormholing to endpapers, interior otherwise bright with general light crinkling to leaves, occasional light finger soiling; very good.
 
Item number:
309042
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