12 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,000
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
PADUA 1758 -- Funzioni sacre, e feste Fatte dalla Città di Padova per l'esaltazione al Sommo Pontificato dell'Eminentissimo Sig. Cardinale Carlo Rezzonico suo vescovo che prese il nome di Clemente XIII. Padua: Conzatti, 1758.
4o (275 x 198 mm). Frontispiece by BARTOLOMEO CRIVELLARI after FRANCESCO ZANNONI, five plates, 3 engraved vignettes. Later plain boards.
Celebrating the election of CARLO REZZONICO (POPE CLEMENT XIII) to the papacy. The text gives a detailed account of the celebrations over several days, including descriptions and plates of the principal ephemeral structures. The plates also show designs for the facades of several Paduan churches and loggia for fireworks. Berlin 3267; Lozzi 3225.
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