BORDONI. De Rebus Praeclare... 1588
Lot 6011
BORDINI, GIOVANNI FRANCISCO. c.1536-1609. De rebus praeclare gestis a Sixto. V. Pon. Max. Rome: J. Tornerius/F. Zanettus, 1588.
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BORDINI, GIOVANNI FRANCISCO. c.1536-1609. De rebus praeclare gestis a Sixto. V. Pon. Max. Rome: J. Tornerius/F. Zanettus, 1588.<BR /> BORDINI, GIOVANNI FRANCISCO. c.1536-1609. De rebus praeclare gestis a Sixto. V. Pon. Max. Rome: J. Tornerius/F. Zanettus, 1588.<BR /> BORDONI. De Rebus Praeclare... 1588
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BORDINI, GIOVANNI FRANCISCO. c.1536-1609.
De rebus praeclare gestis a Sixto. V. Pon. Max. Rome: J. Tornerius/F. Zanettus, 1588.
4to (233 x 164 mm). *4 A-H4 I3. Woodcut historiated title and 15 full page woodcut illustrations, decorative head and tail pieces. Modern paper-covered boards. Offset from illustrations, some toning to leaves, scattered staining, small scuff to one plate, binding cracked at rear.
Provenance: Property of a California educational institution.

FIRST EDITION. A collection of panegyrics celebrating the building projects of Pope Sixtus V, featuring full-page plates of obelisks, columns, buildings, shrines, etc.
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