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

    12 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 564

    [REFERENCE]. -- [ANTIQUARIAN]. [JOLY, Antoine- François]. Projet d'un nouveau cérémonial François augmenté d'un grand nombre de pieces qui n'ont pas été publiées par M. Godefroy. Paris: Prault pere, 1746. 4o. 19th-century quarter calf, marbled boards (some minor wear). Provenance: ink notations throughout. Using Cérémonial de France by Theodore Godefroy, first published in 1619, Joly here compiles a listing by subject of French ceremonies and festivals up to and including those occurring during the reign of Louis XIII. Brunet II, 1638. -- RUGGIERI, Claude. Précis historique sur les fêtes, les spectacles et les réjouissances publiques. Paris: Chez l'auteur, et al., 1830. 8o. Green calf, stamped in blind, spine gilt (covers detached). In this work, Ruggieri provides a general history on the origins of fêtes, as well as details descriptions of specific celebrations. Ruggieri 170. (2)

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    [REFERENCE]. -- [ANTIQUARIAN]. [JOLY, Antoine- François]. Projet d'un nouveau cérémonial François augmenté d'un grand nombre de pieces qui n'ont pas été publiées par M. Godefroy. Paris: Prault pere, 1746. 4o. 19th-century quarter calf, marbled boards (some minor wear). Provenance: ink notations throughout. Using Cérémonial de France by Theodore Godefroy, first published in 1619, Joly here compiles a listing by subject of French ceremonies and festivals up to and including those occurring during the reign of Louis XIII. Brunet II, 1638. -- RUGGIERI, Claude. Précis historique sur les fêtes, les spectacles et les réjouissances publiques. Paris: Chez l'auteur, et al., 1830. 8o. Green calf, stamped in blind, spine gilt (covers detached). In this work, Ruggieri provides a general history on the origins of fêtes, as well as details descriptions of specific celebrations. Ruggieri 170. (2)


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