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BOSIO, Antonio (1575--1629)
[Roma sotterranea. 1650]
Roma sotterranea opera postvma di Antonio Bosio romano ... Nella quale si tratta de' sacri cimiterii di Roma. ... De' riti funerali in sepellirui i defonti. ... De' martiri ... Delle cose memorabili, sacre, e profane, ... e d'altre notabili, che rappresentano l'imagine della primitiua chiesa. ... Et i veri, ed'inestimabili tesori, che Roma tiene rinchiusi ... Compita, disposta, & accresciuta dal P. Giovanni Severani da S. Severino, ...
In Roma per Lodovico Grignani, 1650.
[12], 704, [30] p., [1] fold. engr. map., [23] engr. pl. (3 fold.) : wdcut illus. ; 23.6 cm. (4° in 8s)

First published 1632 (q.v.). The text is apparently unabridged, but the plates have been greatly reduced in number in order to make a more manageable volume. A textually much-enlarged new edition edited by Paolo Aringhi (with reimpressions of the original plates and re-engraved additional title-plate) was also published the following year in Rome 'expensis Blasii Diversini & Zanibii Masotti Bibliopolarum' under the title Roma subterranea novissima.

Copy Notes Purchased at Christie's sale on 23 March, 1813 for 15s. 6d. in lot 93 (with five other items). Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper dal Marchse: Barbaro and in pencil A.B. Romani / 1752. The former inscription is in the same or a very similar hand to that found on the front pastedown of the copy of Probus, De notis Roma. ..., Venice 1525 (q.v.) forming part of the same sale lot, where it reads 'Barbaro'. Unidentified owner's oval heraldic mark stamped five times on title-page. Ink inscription at foot of imprint Inis[?illegible], later crossed out in ink.

Binding C17th vellum, red dyed spine compartment, gilt-lettered 'Bosioi / Roma / Sotteran'.

Reference Number 1738


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