MALLIUS, Petrus; DE ANGELIS, Paolo (1580-1647) - Basilicae veteris Vaticanae. Rome: Bernardino Tamni, 1646.   An important work dedicated to the complex of St. Peter's Basilica.   Folio (321 x 222mm). Frontispiece depicting the statue of St. Peter in the Vatican, engraved title in an elaborate architectural border, 8 folding engraved plates, 1 folding text leaf, head-and-tail piece, historiated woodcut initials (some browning and spotting). The number of plates corresponds to those in the copy described in the sale catalogue of the Sergio Rossetti Library while OPAC describes 10. Contemporary vellum with manuscript title on the spine.

Estimate € 400 - 600

Sold € 1,500