12 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,000
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500
MODENA 1700 -- La nascita d'Alcide, balletto per musica, Danzato alla presenza delle altezze ser.me di Parma, &c. In occasione della Nasdita del Serenissimo Principe di Modana da'Cavalieri di S.A.S. Modana: Bartolomeo Soliani, 1700.
4o (230 x 165 mm). Engraved folding plate by LUIGI MATTIOLI. Decorated paper over boards (light wear at spine ends and corners).
The operatic ballet performed in honor of the birth of GIAN FEDERICO D'ESTE (1700-1727), Prince of Modena in 1700. The engraved plate represents a scene from this play as performed in the Teatro Fontanelli in Modena.
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