1165. [Monasticism - Franciscans]

PIETRO ANTONIO di Venezia

Gloriose memorie delle vite, e fatti illustri delli sommi pontefici, e cardinali assonti dal serafico ordine di S. Francesco al governo di S. Chiesa Romana [...].

Treviso, G. Pianta, e compagno stampatori episcopali, 1703

Folio: [27] ff. (marginal wormhole on t.-p., sl. affecting the following f., margin of t.-p. renewed).

Cont. vellum, flat spine titled in ink (stained, most of corners bumped).

First edition of the biographies of Franciscan popes and cardinals. Illustrated with 71 coat of arms (incl. one on title-page of the Franciscan order and at the dedication of Giorgio Coronaro). Text in 2 cols within ornamented border, and with ornamented initials and tailpieces. Copy with the bifolios pasted on together. Usually this book is presented with, for each bifolio, only the verso of the 1st f. and the recto of the 2d printed (the other two pp. are blank). Prov. Convent of San Antonio, Verona (ms. entry). - Libr. stamps. Bound with: [Idem].- Catalogo de patriarchi, arcivescovi, e vescovi, assonti [...] al governo delle chiese del mondo christiano. Dal principo della religione, sino al tempo presente [...]. Venice, D. Lovisa, 1703 (t.-p. remargined). [2]-32 pp. (margin of pp. 8-9 stained, sm. marg. dampstain). First edition. Text in 2 cols within ornamented border, and with ornamented initials, head- and tailpieces. Pages printed on re-used leaves from an issue of the first work pasted together.

€ 200 / 300

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