1667 Rare Italian Book - Life Of Donna Olimpia Maldachini - Vita di Donna Olimpia Maldachini.
Author: Gualdi, Dall' Abbate [Leti, Gregorio].
Title: Vita di donna Olimpia Maldachini che gouernò la chiesa, durante il ponteficato d'Innocentio X. doppo l'anno 1644. fino all'anno 1655. Scritta dall'abbate Gualdi.
Language: Text in Italian.
Publisher: Ragusa : appresso Giulio Giuli, M.DC.LXVII. . Second Edition.
Size: 5.5 " X 3.5 ".
Pages: 331 pages.
Binding: Very good full calf leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a removable protective mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (tight and clean, rare light foxing, staining, and toning - as shown, page 1 lower margin chipped without affecting the text - as shown).
Estimate: (USD 200 - USD 300)
The book: Rare 17th-century Italian second edition of Leti's Life Of Donna Olimpia Maldachini Who Governs The Church, During The Pontiff Of Innocent X. From The Year 1644 Until The Year 1655. Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj (26 May 1591 – 27 September 1657), (also spelled Pamphili and known as Olimpia Pamphili), was the sister-in-law of Pope Innocent X (Pamphili). She was perceived by her contemporaries as having influence regarding papal appointments.
The author: Gregorio Leti (29 May 1630 – 9 June 1701) was an Italian historian and satirist from Milan, who sometimes published under the pseudonym Abbe Gualdi, L'abbé Gualdi, or Gualdus known for his works about the Catholic Church, especially the papacy. All of his publications were listed on the Index Librorum Prohibitorum.
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