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    [Featured Lot]. Longhi [Longo], Lorenzo. Ruta Parnassi Mystica... Cabala Anagrammatica Metamorphosis Onomastica, Ars Mirabilis Anagrammata ex Nominibus, Cognominibus, & Vocibus Quibusuis Ervendi, & Explicandi... Antonius Germanus Sperillus... Edidit. [bound with:] Supplementum Chronologicum Ac Topographicum Inscriptionum Civitatum Episcopalium, Arciepiscopalim, ac Patriarcalium, que per XXIV Sedilia XXIV Seniorum & Quatuor Animalia Plena Oculis a D. Ioanne Evangelista Praevisa Ante Mare Vitreum Sacramenta Denotans Significantur Apocalyps. 4.... Piacenza: [Heirs of] Giovanni Bazachi, 1654-1652. Krown & Spellman retail: $1000.
    12mo. 2 works in 1 vol. A-D12. A-H12. 96. 192p. Contemp. vellum, light dampstain in outer margin of opening leaves. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

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    Longhi (1603-1669) was born in Parma where he studied philosophy and mathematics under Giuseppe Biiancano. He was a member of the Accademici Innominati di Parma  and the Intrepidi di Ferrara. He entered the Congregazione Somasca as a regular cleric. He traveled around Italy and studied theology, Greek and Hebrew. He finally settled in Piacenza where he produced various books on diverse subjects: Anfiteatro, Supplementum Chronologicum, Annotazioni alla Soteria, Ruta Parnassi, Tabula Sacramentorum, Gli Effetti D'amore, etc. The Ruta Weller, Falschen, 267. Melzi 137. 

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