Content: Binding: Contemporary reddish-brown morocco, gilt, with arabesque roll border and cornerpieces, stars, grotesque figures, etc.; traces of ties. In center of each board, superexlibris: oval emblems depicting Saint Sebastian (front) and Saint Justina (back), both lettered: Suor Anzola Diedo.
Content: For 1st state of engraved t.p., cf. Johnson, A.F. A catalogue of Italian engraved title-pages in the sixteenthcentury. 1936. no. 3.
Content: Plate mark: 22 x 15 cm.
Content: Previously issued 1583; cf. BM STC Italian, 1465-1600, p. 185. "The second state of [the t.p.], with the 'III' in the date changed to 'V,' privilege note added and Grassi'simprint added at the foot"--Mortimer.
Content: Provenance: Suor Anzola Diedo (superexlibris; cf. above); Fuerstlich Auerspergsche Fideicommisbibliothek zu Laybach (armorial bookplate; autograph of Wolfg. Engelb. S.R.I. Comes ab Auersperg with accession date 1656).
Content: Title page (title within architectural border) and 31 engraved reproductions of the frescoes of Circignani (called Il Pomarancio) in S. Stefano Rotondo, Rome; latternumbered in plate 1-31, with engraved captions and legends.
Content: With: Cavalieri, G.B. Vita S. Francisci de Paula familiae Minimo[rum] auctoris. [Rome : s.n., 1590]. -- Cavalieri, G.B. Beati Apollinaris martyris primi Rauennatum epi[scopi] res gestae. Romae : Ex officina Bartholomaei Grassi, . -- Cavalieri, G.B. Ecclesiae Anglicanae trophaea. Romae : Ex officina Bartholomaei Grassi, .Bound together subsequent to publication.
Extent: 32 prints : etching, engraving ; 33 x 22 cm.