[College of Cardinals]. Insignia, nomina, cognomina patriae, tituli etc. reverendissimorum dominorum S.R.E. cardinalium nunc viventium.

Rome, Paulus Bladus, 1593.

Folio (410 x 565 mm). Printed in red and black. Matted.


Unrecorded broadsheet featuring the names, arms, and titles of the 59 Roman cardinals active in 1593. Paolo Blado, who was appointed "impressore camerale" in 1589, was a Roman printer and publisher; his father Antonio Blado had prepared several similar cardinal tables in his lifetime. Edit16 lists 12 plates by Antonio Blado between 1555 and 1584 (the latest however published by "the heirs of Antonio Blado").

Several marginal tears repaired with adhesive tape. Small tear to lower right corner; lower left corner slightly wormed.


Not in Edit 16.

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