Place and date of publication from t.p. of "Index materierum." Signatures: pi⁴ 2pi-3pi⁶ 4pi⁴ A-R⁶ ²A-B⁴. Preliminary leaves, except pi3 and 4pi3, consist of full-page engravings, mostly cameo portraits of the masters general, four to a leaf. The printed leaves contain a brief of Pope Sixtus V, introduction by the Master General Hughes Loubenx de Verdalle, and table of contents. The 20 engravings accompanying the text (beginning with 4pi4), also full-page, are surrounded by woodcut borders. Preliminaries differ from Brigham Young copy and both variations shown in Adams. Engraved t.p. Head- and tailpieces, initials, borders. T.p. of index has printer's device (coat of arms) in red and black, and borders. Edited by G. B. Rondinelli. Engravings by Philippe Thomassin.
Binding: c. 1: old leather, gold-tooled and -stamped on back and covers, with blue-green page-edges; gilt coats of arms on both covers; front cover stamped with date 1750 and owner's name; c. 2: old vellum boards (19th cent.?), gold-tooled and -stamped on back, with title label and red page-edges.
With (c. 1): Holy Roman Empire. Emperor (1711-1740 : Charles VI). Diploma Caesareum confirmationis privilegiorum Equestris Ordinis S. Joannis Baptistae Hierosolymitani. [Vienna? : s.n., 1719?].
Adams J-151, 152.
Provenance: c. 1: A.I.I.L.B. de Hahn; 1750 (stamped on cover); Franciscus Ignati. d. Hahn Sereniss. Elect. Pal[a]tin. Consiliarus Aulicus (coat of arms on cover). Provenance: c. 2: "Caversham Library collected by Lord Cadogan from Thos. E. Croft, 1823. This book bõt at the sale of the library October 1826 presented to D. Beale Cooper by Fred Cooper surgeon" (inscription); Tho. Beale Cooper Esqr. (armorial bookplate); Alfred A. Bethune-Baker, Lincoln's Inn (greeting card pasted in); Mark Masons' Hall (library no. label).
BX3761 .A3 1588 Folio
Index materierum quae in toto volumine continentur / per Fratrem Ptolemaeum Veltronium ... cum figuris, earundemque sententijs, ac magnorum magistrorum imaginibus, nuper adiectus. Romae, cum priuilegio. 1588.