Lot 165 of 515:
Engraved Jesuit portraits 1751  

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

Ritratti de' prepositi generali della Compagnia di Gesú
Galeotti, Niccolo and Arnold Van Westerhout
In Roma
A spese di Venantio Monaldini mercante-libraro al Corso

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
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.
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