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Mercati, Michele (1717 - 1719)



Mercati, Michele (1717 - 1719)


Mercati, Michele (1717 - 1719)


Mercati, Michele (1717 - 1719)


Michaelis Mercati | Samminiatensis | Metallotheca | Opus Posthumum, | Auctoritate, & Munificentia | Clementis | Undecimi | Pontificis Maximi | E tenebris in lucem eductum; | Opera autem, & studio | Joannis Mariæ Lancisii | Archiatri Pontificii | Illustratum. | [ornament with portrait of Pope Clements XI] | Romæ M DCC XVII. | Ex Officina Jo : Mariæ Salvioni Romani | In Archigymnasio Sapientiæ. | [rule] | Superiorum Facultate.

Appendix: Appendix | Ad Metallothecam | Vaticanam | Michaelis Mercati, | In qua Lectoribus exhibentur XIX. Icones ex Typis | æneis nuper Florentiæinventis, quorum XIV. | Pontificia liberalitate suppleti jam fuerant: | Quinque verò penitùs desiderabantur. | Additis Notis, | Et novis Iconibus ChoclearumCornu Ammonis formâ. | [vignette] | Romæ MDCCXIX. | Apud Jo: Mariam Salvioni Typographum  Vaticanum | In Archigymnasio  Sapientiæ. | [black rule] | Superiorum Facultate.


Title page in red and black

Half title: Metallotheca | Vaticana | Michaelis | Mercati.

Collation: 2°: π4 b-e4 f3 g-h4 A-Z4 2A-2Z4 3A-3C4 X2; [12] xiii-xlv xlix-lxiv 1-378 [17] [1 blank] p., frontispiece and 6 plates
Appendix: 2°: π1 A-F4 G3; [2] [1] 2-53 [1] p., frontispiece and 20 plates

Plates: engraved frontispiece signed, "Petrus Bianchi Roman: Inu: et del: Iacob Frey inc: Romæ.", engraved portrait of Mercati signed: "Iacobus Robusti alias Tinctoretto pinx. Pet:Nellus del. Bened. Fariat Scul. Romæ super. perm." and 6 engraved plates (2 folding), numerous text figures.
Appendix: engraved frontispiece (portrait of Lancisi) signed: «Sebastian Conca pinx. Iac. Frey Sc. Romæ 1718.», 20 engraved unsigned plates

Page size: 270 x 410 mm

Binding: contemporary full vellum binding with leather labels on spine

Provenance: label "Librairie F. Savy"

Other editions: none

References: Hoover 581; Schuh 3321; Sinkankas 4390
Schuh 3322 and 3323 (appendix); Ward & Carozzi 1541

Collection: private collection



Mercati, Michele (1717 - 1719)


Mercati, Michele (1717 - 1719)


Mercati, Michele (1717 - 1719)


Mercati, Michele (1717 - 1719)


Mercati, Michele (1717 - 1719)