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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 263

    MILAN 1730 -- RIGHINI, Pietro (1683-1742). Theatralische Veränderungen vorgestellt in einer zu Mayland gehaltenen Opera. Augsburg: Martin Engelbrecht [ca 1730].

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    MILAN 1730 -- RIGHINI, Pietro (1683-1742). Theatralische Veränderungen vorgestellt in einer zu Mayland gehaltenen Opera. Augsburg: Martin Engelbrecht [ca 1730].

    Oblong 4o (224 x 367 mm). 8 engraved plates (upper margin of a few plates trimmed closely). Modern half leather.

    Fantastic stage designs depicting a royal palace, a triumphal arch, a castle ruin, and a cave in the Bibiena style by Pietro Righini for an opera in Milan. Berlin 4149; Cicognara 778.


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