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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 223

    LONDON 1689 -- [PRINT]. Vreugde-vuuren Tot Londen, en in verscheidene Steeden van Holland en Braband, en tot Hamburg; over de Krooning van haare Majesteyten van Groot Britannien Willem de Derde, en Maria, Ontstooken. Amsterdam: Pieter Rotterdam, 1689. Letterpress text and large engraving (505 x 582 mm). A superb plate depicting ten scenes of the firework displays at various coronation ceremonies in for William and Mary on 21 April 1689. Scenes in London, Hamburg, Mastricht, Leiden, Amsterdam, The Hague and Haarlem are shown. (2)

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    LONDON 1689 -- [PRINT]. Vreugde-vuuren Tot Londen, en in verscheidene Steeden van Holland en Braband, en tot Hamburg; over de Krooning van haare Majesteyten van Groot Britannien Willem de Derde, en Maria, Ontstooken. Amsterdam: Pieter Rotterdam, 1689. Letterpress text and large engraving (505 x 582 mm). A superb plate depicting ten scenes of the firework displays at various coronation ceremonies in for William and Mary on 21 April 1689. Scenes in London, Hamburg, Mastricht, Leiden, Amsterdam, The Hague and Haarlem are shown. (2)


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