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

    12 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 306

    NAPLES 1752 -- PIGNATELLI D'ARAGONA, Fabrizio. Relazione dell'uficio anniversario fatto celelbrare in Napoli nella chiesa de' SS. Apostoli ... per Diego Pignatelli. Naples: Serafino Porsile, 1753.

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    NAPLES 1752 -- PIGNATELLI D'ARAGONA, Fabrizio. Relazione dell'uficio anniversario fatto celelbrare in Napoli nella chiesa de' SS. Apostoli ... per Diego Pignatelli. Naples: Serafino Porsile, 1753.

    2o (295 x 204 mm). Engraved frontispiece portrait by ANTONIO BALDI after DOMENICO MONDO, four large folding plates by FRANCESCO SESONE, FRANCESCO CEPPARULI and Baldi after NICOLÒ TAGLIACOZZI CANALE. 19th-century vellum gilt, arms of Prince d'Essling on sides with motto "Victor et Fidelis", morocco spine label, edges gilt, by Lemardeley. Provenance: Victor Massena, Prince d'Essling (1836-1910, binding).

    Another copy printed in memory of the death & burial of DIEGO PIGNATELLI, Duke of Terranova and Montelione. See previous lot for note. Berlin 3265.


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