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GALLONI, ANTONIO
1750 ON MARTYRDOM AND TORTURE METHODS USED AGAINST CHRISTIANS BY GENTILES - RARE 44 PLATES BY GIOVANNI GUERRA AND ANTONIO "TEMPESTINO"
Carolum Antonium Jombert. CONDITIONS: Book in very good conditions. 1750 Extremely rare Parisian Edition of Galloni's treatise on martyrdom and torture methods used against Christians by Gentiles 44 full page illustrations by Giovanni Guerra engraved by Antonio Tempesta "il Tempestino" Copy in perfect conditions, with wide margins, in its original binding Galloni, Antonio. De SS. Martyrum cruciatibus Antonii Gallonii, Rom. Congregationis Oratorii presbyteri liber. : cum figuris Romae in aere incisis per Ant. Tempestam. Parisiis : apud Carolum Antonium Jombert, 1750. In 4to (250 x 200 mm), original quarter calf on handcoloured paper, gilt title on red leather label (worn) at spine, title page plus 44 plates, text in Latin. Extremely rare edition that contains the 44 full-page engravings by Antonio Tempesta "Il Tempestino" after Giovanni Guerra showing Christians being tortured and martyred no copy on the market since years only 2 copies identified in worldwide libraries Extremely Rare EDITION OF THIS renown WORK ON THE INSTRUMENTS AND TECNIQUES OF MARTYRDOM BY FATHER ANTONIO GALLONI, a fairly gruesome treatise on the Roman persecution of Christians. This work represents the first systematic treatise of the various instruments used to torture ancient Christians and it follows the interests of the members of the Oratory of Saint Philip Neri (the order Galloni belonged to) for the archaeological remains of the early Christian Church and for the works of Cesare Baronio and Antonio Bosio, the "The Columbus of the Catacombs". This specific edition was meant to collect only the tit … [Click Below for Full Description]
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