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CAMPI, Pietro Maria di (d.1662). Dell'Historia Ecclesiastica di Piacenza, part II only. Piacenza: Giovanni Bazachi, 1651.
Volume II (of 3). 2° (335 x 228mm). Additional engraved title-page by Antonio de Triva?, letterpress folding genealogical table, on guard. (Intermittent browning.) Contemporary Italian gold-tooled red morocco, elaborately decorated with a variety of rolls, fan decoration at corners, inserted arms of the city of Piacenza on upper cover, inserted blank shield on lower cover (armorial shields somewhat amateurishly inserted, small wormholes in spine, slight wear at head of spine, repairs at foot, splits in lower joint).
This part of Campi's thorough ecclesiastical history of Piacenza also includes Campi's Life of Pope Gregory X and his Apologia dell'Innocente, and an alphabetical listing of notable houses of Italy.
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