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

    12 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 415

    ROME 1644 -- BANCK, Laurentius. Roma triumphans seu Actus inaugurationum & coronationum Pontificum Romanorum, & in spetie. Innocentii X. Pont. Max. Brevis Descriptio. Frankfort: Johannis Arcerii, 1656.

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    ROME 1644 -- BANCK, Laurentius. Roma triumphans seu Actus inaugurationum & coronationum Pontificum Romanorum, & in spetie. Innocentii X. Pont. Max. Brevis Descriptio. Frankfort: Johannis Arcerii, 1656.

    12o (130 x 70 mm). Engraved title, full-page engraved portrait, and 14 engraved plates, including 3 folding and 7 double-page. (Leaves *9, R5, R8 with marginal repairs affecting a few letters.) Contemporary vellum over pasteboard (some spotting). Provenance: Sir Joseph Radcliffe (armorial bookplate); Henry Drury (inscription on front free endpaper dated 1816).

    Second edition. Celebrating the accession in Rome of POPE INNOCENT X (Giovanni Battista Pamphili, 1574-1655). Cicognara 3591; Watanabe 863.


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