Aringhi (Pauli)Roma Subterranea Novissima, 2 vols. lg. folio Rome (Typis Vitalis Mascardi) 1651. Hf. titles, red & bl. titles with engraved vignettes, and two add engraved historical titles, lg. engd. fold. map, 2 fold. plans of cemeteries, fine full page engd. plts. (some fold.); with numerous wd. cut illus. and plans in text, wd. cut heads, tails & initials thro-out, damp stain in lower rt. hand corners thro.-out, cont. full calf, professionally repaired and rebacked, with orig. tooled gilt spine laid down. Generally a very good copy.
* This work expands on Antonio Bosio's 'Roma Sotteranea,' which was unfinished at the time of his death in 1629. Bosio was the first person to explore and record the catacombs.