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Le sagre memorie di Rauenna antica. Parte prima [-seconda], oue [.] erudizioni così sagre come profane. Le scrisse Girolamo Fabri [.].
per Francesco Valvasense, In Venezia 1664 - 4to, 222x156 mm, full vellum binding, handwritten title at spine, green sprinkled edges; 2 parts in one vol.; pp. [32], 591, [1 b.]. Two title-pages, both in a double-ruled frame; beautiful full page engraving at frontispiece, with a view of Ravenna. Xyl. head- and final-pieces; decorated head-letters. Engraved coat of arms of nobles, bishops and most important families of Ravenna. FIRST EDITION OF THIS IMPORTANT WORK BY FABRI ABOUT THE CIVIL, RELIGIOUS, ARTISTIC AND LITERARY HISTORY OF RAVENNA AND ITS SURROUNDINGS. The work is divided in two parts: the first part contains a physical and historical description of all the churches of the city and of the surroundings as well as a list of bodies and relics of saints and blessed, their tombs, epitaphs, inscriptions, paintings, and sculptures. The second part, in addition to the chronological catalogue of all the archbishops of Ravenna, also includes their most memorable events, their arms, titles, privileges, inscriptions and epitaphs and gives you full news of many stories as sacred as profane. Provenance: Handwritten ownership inscription at frontispiece (not readable). Ref.: IT\ICCU\RAVE\002259. OCLC, 14338056. Lozzi 3894. Platneriana 279. Vinciana 936. Cicognara 4005. Fossati Bellani 2863. Cond.: Brownings and soiling at some pages; frontispiece rebacked; repairs at leaf Gg4 and at the margins of last two leaves. Overall, a good copy. 895g. [Attributes: First Edition]
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