Record number 07/2693
TitleIudoci Ammanni Clerus Totius Rom. Ecclesiæ, hoc est, Pontificiorum Ordinum Omnium Omninò utriusq; Sexus Habitus, artifiosissimis Figuris expressus, & antehac adjectis Francisci Modii Brug. singulis Octostichis, in quibus cujusquè Ordinis Ecclesiastici Origo, Progressus & Vestitus ratio breviter ex variis historiis delineatur, ex-actè descriptus; Nunc autem appositis Ioann. Adami Loniceri Francof. Rhythmis Germa-nicis nitidior & illustrior in lucem denuò prolatus. Das ist: Der Romischen Catholischen Kirchen jemahls gewesene Ständ und Orden / Darinnen aller Geistlichen / beydes Manns-und Weibspersonen / H. Ritter und dero Verwandten Her-kommen / Constitution, Regeln / Habit und Klei-dung / beneben schoenen und künstlichen Figuren / vor diesem durch Hr. Franciscum Modium in Lateinischen / und Hr. Joann. Adamum Lonicerum, Francofort. in Teutschen Versen / fleissig beschrieben. Anjetzoaber in beyderley Sprachen von newem wieder auffgelegt / und an Tag gegeben.
ImprintFranckfurt am Mayn.: In Beregung / Johann Wilhelm Ammons / und Wilhelm Serlins., 1661.
Physical Description[4], 205, [29] p.: illus.; 192 mm. (Quarto.)
Content Format Note[T.p.] - [Text] - Series Ordinum Ecclesiasticorum In Hoc Compendio Servata - Hadrianus Dam-man Gandavus Hac Serie prosequitur Ordines Ecclesiæ Catholicæ - De Quibusdam Familiis Regulæ Augustinianæ.
Summary NoteThe publication-date of 1661 is supplied from other catalogues (it appears to have been trimmed from the Royal Academy's copy).

The rectos of the main text show 101 numbered images of Roman Catholic clergy, monks and nuns, accompanied by a note in German prose, faced by Latin and German verses on the versos of the preceding leaf. (In the Royal Academy's copy some images are pasted in.)
Responsibility NoteThe illustrations are not signed.
SubjectClergy - Monks - Nuns - Costume - Dress - Western Europe - History - 16th century - 17th century
Manuals - Latin poetry - German poetry - Germany - 16th century - 17th century
Pictorial works - Germany - 16th century - 17th century
Name as Subject Amman, Jost, 1539 - 1591
Catholic Church
ReferencesJ.S. Peters, ed., The Illustrated Bartsch 20 (Part 1) (2) ... German Masters Of The Sixteenth Century Jost Amman ... (1985), p.608-35.
Copy NoteThe publication-date [1661] has been trimmed from the Academy's copy. A preliminary leaf is inscribed in ink, '1585 is a date on the frontispiece of a German Edition also printed in Frankfort am Mayn S:A:Hart RA Librarian'.
Binding Note17th-century white vellum; spine inscribed in ink, 'Iudoci Ammann Clerus Totius Rom. cu figur'.
ProvenanceThe front pastedown carries the armorial bookplate of Arthur Dalrymple. A preliminary leaf is inscribed in pencil, 'S A H' and in ink with a note by 'S:A: Hart RA Librarian' [librarian 1864-81].
Variant TitleClerus Totius Rom. Ecclesiæ
Roemischen Catholischen Kirchen jemahls gewesene Ständ und Orden
Contributors Amman, Jost, 1539 - 1591, draughtsman
Modius, François, 1556 - 1597
Lonicer, Johann Adam, fl. ca. 1557?
Ammon, Johann Wilhelm, fl. 1655 - 1681, publisher
Serlin, Wilhelm, 1625 - 1674, publisher
Dalrymple, Arthur, previous owner
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