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Author: Ciccarelli, Antonio and Giovanni Battista de Cavalieri
Title: Le Vite de Pontefici
Place Published: Romae [Rome]
Publisher:Dominicus Basa
Date Published: 1588
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[12], 286, [1 blank], [4] pp. Engraved title, illustration showing Christ giving the keys to St Peter, and 232 large engraved portraits of popes in the text. (8vo) 22x15 cm (8¾x6½") period vellum, title in ink at top of spine. First Edition.



First Edition of Ciccarelli's history of the popes from St Peter to Sixtus V. Adams..

Condition
Wear and soiling to binding, two circular areas on spine where labels have been removed, the letter "G' in script at heel of spine; some tape repairs to title page and first illustration, large dampstaining area affecting about the first 20 leaves, scattered spots of light foxing, notes in period script on blank page at rear, in all a solid copy; very good.
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Ciccarelli, Le Vite de Pontefici First Ed. 1588

Estimate $600 - $900Jun 15, 2017
Starting Price $300
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