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CAVALIERI, Giovanni Battista (1525-1601) - Effigies pontificum Romanorum cum eorum uitis in compendium redactis. Rome: Bartolomeo Bonfadini, 1595.A collection of full-page engraved portraits of the popes from St. Peter to Clement VIII, drawn and engraved by the author, each with its relative weapons and preceded by a biographical description. Included is a dedicatory letter to Maximilian Bruno, a secular canon of the Congregation of San Giorgio in Alga in Venice, and the discovery of America is mentioned in the biography of Innocent VIII.8vo (167 x 116mm). Engraved title within architectural border, second title and numerous full-page portraits (title reinforced, portrait of Christ lacking in the preliminaries and possibly also a text leaf, without the leaf X1 with the shield, helmet and crest of G.B. Cavalieri, some dampstaining at the lower edge). 18th-century calf with gilt GM monogram, gilt spine and speckled edges, fine decorative flyleaves (but modern endpapers); decorated paper modern box. Provenance: M.D. (bookplate). ENCAVALIERI, Giovanni Battista (1525-1601) - Effigies pontificum Romanorum cum eorum uitis in compendium redactis. Rome: Bartolomeo Bonfadini, 1595.Compendium of full-page chalcographic portraits of the popes from St. Peter to Clement VIII, drawn and engraved by the author, each with the relative arms and preceded by a biographical description. Included is a dedicatory letter to Maximilian Bruno, a secular canon of the Congregation of S. Giorgio in Alga of Venice, and the biography of Innocent VIII mentions the discovery of America.8vo (167 x 116mm). Intaglio frontispiece within architectural frame, second frontispiece and numerous full-page portraits (reinforced frontispiece, missing the portrait of Christ in the preliminaries and possibly also a text paper, missing paper X1 with the shield, helmet and crest of G.B. Cavalieri, dampstain to lower margin). Leather of the X

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