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Ritratti Et Elogii Di Capitani Illustri Che ne' secoli moderni hanno gloriosamente guerreggiato. Descritti Da Giulio Roscio Monsig. Agostino Mascardi Fabio Leonida Ottavio Tronsarelli, & Altri.

Giulio Roscio

RA Collection: Book

Record number




In Roma,: Ad Instanza di Filippo de' Rossi., MDCXLVI. Con Licenza De' Superiori., Nella Stampa del Mascardi.

Physical Description

[6], 404, [4] p., add. engr. t.pl.: illus.; 222 mm. (Quarto.)


[Add. engr. t.pl., t.p., dedic.] - [Text with illus.] - Tavola De' Nomi De' Capitani Illustri.

Responsibility Note

The added engraved title-plate is signed 'OB' (or 'CB'?). The illustrations are unsigned.

The work is dedicated by Filippo de' Rossi to King Louis XIV of France.

Summary Note

The text contains 135 brief biographies of military leaders, from Emperor Frederick I to King Louis XIII, each with a headpiece portrait.

Copy Note

To the date of publication printed on the title-page ('MDCXLVI') a figure 'I' has been added by hand in ink.

Binding Note

18th-century calf, rebacked in 1990, retaining spine-piece; red morocco spine-label lettered 'Ritratti Elogii Di Capitani Illustri', spine lettered 'R.A.'


Generals - Celebrities - Europe - History
Portraits - 17th century
Biography - Military biography - Italy - Rome - 17th century
Pictorial works - Italy - 17th century