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

    12 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 132

    FLORENCE 1711 -- CASOTTI, Giovambatista. Memorie istoriche della miracolosa immagine di Maria Vergine dell'Impruneta. Florence: Giuseppe Manni, 1714.

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    FLORENCE 1711 -- CASOTTI, Giovambatista. Memorie istoriche della miracolosa immagine di Maria Vergine dell'Impruneta. Florence: Giuseppe Manni, 1714.

    4o (266 x 184 mm). Engraved frontispiece, title vignette and 10 folding plates after COSIMO MOGALLI and ALLESANDRO SALLER by Mogalli (a few old repairs, the last with cellotape). Contemporary Italian plain-paper boards; cloth folding case.

    Complete with the two plates of the procession and Pitti Palace lacking in many copies. This festivity took place in front of the Pitti Palace in Florence in 1711. The plates show a fine view of the whole structure, as well as the procession, views and plans of the Florentine church of Santa Maria Impruneta. Berlin 2688.

    [Bound with:] Esercizio di preparazione alla visita di Maria Vergine nella sua Miracolosa Immagine dell'Impruneta. Florence: Garbo, 1714. 4o. Usually found bound with the preceding.


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