12 June 2009,
Price realised USD 125
USD 400 - USD 600
BOLOGNA 1679 -- tributo d'ossequio funebre Per la Morte dell'Altezza Serenissima Madama Margarita de' Medici Duchessa di Parma, e di Piacenza, &c. offerto dall'almo Collegio Ancarano in Bologna. Bologna: Giacomo Monti, 1679.
2o (288 x 200). Engraved frontispiece. (Some pale dampstaining.) Modern boards.
This funeral service for MARGARITA DE' MEDICI (1612-1679) was held at the church of San Ignatio Novitìato at the Jesuit's Collegio Ancarano on the 23rd March 1679. She was the daughter of Cosimo II de' Medici and wife of Odoardo I Farnese, duke of Parma.
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