12 June 2009
VALENCIA 1738 -- ORTI Y MAJOR, Joseph Vicente. Fiestas centenarias, con que la insigne, noble, leal, y coronada ciudad de Valencia celebrò, en la dia 9. de Octubre de 1738, la quinta centuria de su Christiana Conquista. Valencia: Antonio Bordazar, 1740.
4o (205 x 146 mm). Engraved title by TOMÁS PLANES, map of Valencia and 23 engraved plates by PLANES, CRISTOBAL BELDA and JUAN BAUTISTA RAVANALS (2 folding) . (Some pale browning.) Contemporary limp vellum, edges painted with floral designs.
The celebration in Valencia on the 500th anniversary of the Conquista. It includes a detailed map of the city and views of architectural apparati erected for the occasion. Palau 205488; Watanabe 2418.
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