Romae [Rome]: Giorgio Placco, 1722-23. (4to) 23 x17 cm (9 x 7"), bound in modern quarter polished calf and brown cloth, black morocco spine labels lettered in gilt; new endpapers.
V. 1. Canonici regulares. Clerici Regulares. Fratres. Monachi, et eremite. Appendix --
v. 2 Virgines Deo dicatas -
OCLC Number: 877478033
Parts 1 and 2 in 2 volumes. Unpaginated. With 248 numbered copper engraved plates.141 in vol. 1 and 107 of 108 in vol. 2. Facing the plates are 2 columns of descriptive text, one in Latin, the other in Italian. Third Edition.
With 248 copper engravings depicting the costumes of different religious orders (men, women, and students of religious colleges) designed by Andrea Antonio Orazi and engraved by Arnoldo Wanvesterouth. There is a third part to this 3rd Edition that is not present here. The final plate (no. 108) of vol. 2 is not present and does not appear to have been originally included. Else an excellent example of these two scarce volumes.
Monastic and religious orders -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Christian saints -- Early works to 1800.
Christian saints. Item #16-3580