Ant. Galloni Romani De SS. Martyrum Cruciatibus Liber: quo instrumenta & modi quibus ijdem martyres olim torquebantur, simul perspecue` descripta, & tabulis aeneis accuratissime` expressa sunt. Antonio Gallonio.
Ant. Galloni Romani De SS. Martyrum Cruciatibus Liber: quo instrumenta & modi quibus ijdem martyres olim torquebantur, simul perspecue` descripta, & tabulis aeneis accuratissime` expressa sunt.
Ant. Galloni Romani De SS. Martyrum Cruciatibus Liber: quo instrumenta & modi quibus ijdem martyres olim torquebantur, simul perspecue` descripta, & tabulis aeneis accuratissime` expressa sunt.
Ant. Galloni Romani De SS. Martyrum Cruciatibus Liber: quo instrumenta & modi quibus ijdem martyres olim torquebantur, simul perspecue` descripta, & tabulis aeneis accuratissime` expressa sunt.
Ant. Galloni Romani De SS. Martyrum Cruciatibus Liber: quo instrumenta & modi quibus ijdem martyres olim torquebantur, simul perspecue` descripta, & tabulis aeneis accuratissime` expressa sunt.
Ant. Galloni Romani De SS. Martyrum Cruciatibus Liber: quo instrumenta & modi quibus ijdem martyres olim torquebantur, simul perspecue` descripta, & tabulis aeneis accuratissime` expressa sunt.

Ant. Galloni Romani De SS. Martyrum Cruciatibus Liber: quo instrumenta & modi quibus ijdem martyres olim torquebantur, simul perspecue` descripta, & tabulis aeneis accuratissime` expressa sunt.

Antverpiae: Andreae Frisi, 1668. Tempesta, Antonio. Hardcover. 12mo. Near Fine / No Jacket. Item #001923

Full vellum. Spine lettered. [24] 576 p.p., plus [48] p.p. index. Engraved half-title page and engraved vignette on title-page. Features [44] engravings, illustrating numerous medieval torture methods and devices. Atonio Gallonio [1556-1605] was a Roman priest in the Congregation of the Oratory. Interested in the Martyrs, Gallonio studied the various methods of torture they endured, which resulted in a book about the subject, first appearing in Italy in 1591. Bookplate of Hal Hitchcok to front pastedown. Soiling to covers. Small early doodle on title-page. Slight bumping at corners. Small bumps on spine. Rubbing to outer edges. Light damp stains to head and foot of first few leaves. Interior clean and crisp. Bright. A near fine copy.

Price: $1,500.00

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