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[Mirabilia vel potius historia et descriptio urbis Romae]

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: [Mirabilia vel potius historia et descriptio urbis Romae]
  • Description:

    Signatures: A-G⁸ H⁴.

    Imprint from ISTC.

    Printed with 22 long lines to a full page.

    At the head of leaf A4r is an heraldic woodcut containing the arms of the Holy Roman Emperor, the Pope (Alexander VI), and the City of Rome.

    On leaf A3v is a full-page woodcut depicting Romulus and Remus being fed by the wolf with St. Sylvia praying behind them and the City of Rome in the background.

    There are seven further full-page woodcuts representing St. John the Evangelist, St. Peter, St. Paul, the Virgin and Child, St Laurentius, St. Sebastian and the Crucifixion.

    Two ornamental woodcut initials.

    Indexed in: ISTC no. im00597000.

    Indexed in: Goff M597.

  • Date range: [24 January 1491]
  • Date: 1491
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2018 22:00
  • Last Modified: 29 Apr 2018 22:39