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    Splendid Ceremonies the Paul and Marianne Gourary Collection of Illustrated Fête Books

    12 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 42

    BOLOGNA 1663 -- Aquila parentalis sive funebris apparatus in funebre Comitis Alberti de Grassis Bononiae Senatoris, Et Collegii Montis Alti Vice Protectoris. Eminentissimo ac Reverendiss. Principi S.R.E. Cardinal Pallotto. Bologna: Giacomo Monti, 1663.

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    BOLOGNA 1663 -- Aquila parentalis sive funebris apparatus in funebre Comitis Alberti de Grassis Bononiae Senatoris, Et Collegii Montis Alti Vice Protectoris. Eminentissimo ac Reverendiss. Principi S.R.E. Cardinal Pallotto. Bologna: Giacomo Monti, 1663.

    2o (272 x 202 mm). Engraved frontispiece portrait, engraved plate. Later boards.

    A finely engraved plate of the catafalque is shown in this description of the funeral ceremonies held for ALBERTI DE GRASSIS, the Bolognese senator. Frati, Opera della bibliografia Bolognese, 1889, p.1220.


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