12 June 2009
SEVILLE 1729 -- [ZUÑIGA, Lorenzo Bautista de]. Annales eclesiasticos i seglares de la M.N. i M.L. Cividad de Sevilla que comprehenden la Olimpiada, o Lustro de la Corte en ella; con dos apendices, uno desde el año de 1671 hasta el de 1728, i otro desde 1734 hasta el de 1746. Seville: F. J. de Blas y Quesada, 1747.
2o (292 x 208 mm). Engraved title by JUAN FERNANDEZ after PEDRO TORTOLERO and 2 large folding plates by PEDRO TORTOLERO. Contemporary limp Spanish vellum, remnants of leather ties. Provenance: extensive marginal annotations in a contemporary hand; Josephine Dockar Drysdale (bookplate).
VERY RARE account festivities surrounding the visits to Seville every four years by the Royal Court, known as the Olimpiad. See note to previous lot. Backer 7:1369; Palau 11660 and 318747 (Solis).
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