Vite et effigie di tutti li pontefici romani con le loro armi, cominciando da Christo sig. N. sino ad Urbano VIII. Breuemente raccolte da Domenico Tempesta Romano. All'ill.mo principe Scipione card. Borghese
Collation: 1 blank + X + 240 + XVI.
Size: 160 x 100 mm.
Coeval parchment binding with title on a tag on the spine, in good overall condition, firm binding, slight stains.
First edition of this work of which only a few copies at auction are reported and they have reached significant prices.
Hundreds of engraved plates depicting the Supreme Pontiffs and their heraldic coats of arms, engraved title page.
It should be noted that portraits 97, 98, 99, 101 and 103 (of which photos are attached) have been covered with portraits of the same Pontiffs cut and pasted from a later edition of the same work.
- Number of Books
- Heraldry, History, Religion
- Author/ Illustrator
- Domenico Tempesta
- Book Title
- Vite et effigie di tutti li pontefici romani con le loro armi
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Other - see description, tipped in plates
- Number of pages
- 160×110 mm