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    Sale 2178

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

    12 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 121

    FLORENCE 1642 -- BERTI, Giovanni. Esequie della Regina Maria Celebrate in Firenze. Florence: Amador Massi and Lorenzo Landi, 1643.

    Price Realised  

    FLORENCE 1642 -- BERTI, Giovanni. Esequie della Regina Maria Celebrate in Firenze. Florence: Amador Massi and Lorenzo Landi, 1643.
    4o (202 x 154 mm). Engraved title and three engraved plates by FRANCESCO CECCHI after the designs of PAOLO PARIGI (the first two with old paper reinforcements on verso). Later wrappers; blue cloth folding case.

    The funeral celebration of MARIE DE' MEDICI (1575-1642), Queen consort and Regent of France, held by her nephew Ferdinando II de' Medici in Florence 1642. She had died in Cologne on 3 July 1642. Gamba 2750.


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