The court of Rome. :
Wherein is sett forth the whole government thereof; all the officers belonging unto it, with the value of their offices, as they are sold by the Pope also the originall, creation and present condition of the cardinals: together with the manner of the now Pope Innocent the tenth's election; coronation, and riding in state to take possession of his Lateranense church. Besides many other remarkable matters most worthy to be knowne. And a direction for such as shall travell to Rome, how they may with most ease, and commoditie view all those rarities, curiosities, and antiquities, which are to be seene there. Translated out of Italian into English by H.C. Gent [i.e. Henry Cogan].
|Main Creator:||Lunadoro, Girolamo.|
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London : printed for Henry Herringman, and are to be sold at his shop at the Anchor in the lower walke of the New Exchange, 1654.
In two parts. Part 1 is a translation of "Relatione della corte di Roma" by Girolamo Lunadoro. Part 2 is a translation of "Roma ricercata" by Fioravante Martinelli.
H.C. = Henry Cogan, who signs the translator's dedication.
Title page in red and black.
"A direction for such as shall travell unto Rome" has separate dated title page; register and pagination are continuous.
Physical description: , 199, , 199-275,  p. ; 8vo.
Citations/References: Wing (2nd ed., 1994), C6591
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