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

    12 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 127

    FLORENCE 1670 -- MACIGNI, Manfredo. Esequie del Serenissimo Ferdinando II. Gran Duca di Toscana celegrate in Firenze dal Serenissimo Gran Duca III. Florence: Stamperia S.A.S. for Vangelisti and Matini, 1671.

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    FLORENCE 1670 -- MACIGNI, Manfredo. Esequie del Serenissimo Ferdinando II. Gran Duca di Toscana celegrate in Firenze dal Serenissimo Gran Duca III. Florence: Stamperia S.A.S. for Vangelisti and Matini, 1671.

    4o (235 x 168 mm). Two engraved folding plates by GIOVANNI BATTISTA FALDA after the designs of FERDINANDO TACCA. 19th-century half vellum.

    [Bound with:] RUCELLAI, Luigi. Orazion funerale per la more del Sereniss. Ferdinando III. Gran Duca di Toscana. Florence: Stamperia S.A.S. for Vangelisti and Matini, 1671. 4o.

    The obsequies of FERDINAND II DE' MEDICI (1610-1670), Grand Duke of Tuscany, held at the order of his son and successor Cosimo III, in San Lorenzo, Florence, on the 11th December 1670. The plates show the catafalque in the nave and a view towards the high altar from the nave. The second work, as usual found with the first, prints Rucellai's funeral oration. Berlin 3220; Cicognara 1470; Lipperheide Si28.


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