4to., contemporary vellum binding with raised bands and handwritten labeling to spine, pp. , 526, , with fine copper-engraved frontispiece portrait of Pope Clement X, allegory of the papacy (with “A.O.D.” in one bottom corner and “Damianus Gratiani Senensis Sculp.” printed in the other), and portrait of the author. Interesting day-by-day account of the Holy Year of 1675 under the pontificate of Clement X. Some stains and minor signs of worming to binding, foxing and minor worming to pages, worming particularly affecting upper margin of ‘Giugno’ with some loss to header; otherwise very good. Text in Italian.
Le memorie de l’anno santo M.DC.LXXV. Celebrato da Papa Clemente X. E consecrate alla Santita di NS. Papa Innocenzo XII. Descritte in forma di giornale.
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