London, South Kensington
2 June 1998
[CECCHERELLI, Alessandro]. Lettera nella quale particolarme[n]te si descriue l'inuentione, l'ordine, gli habiti, è le historie della festa delle bufole fatta in Firenze. Florence: Alessandro Ceccherelli, 1566.
8°. Woodcut Medici arms on title, with the final blank. (Lightly washed, 2 very small holes in title.) Early 20th-century calf-backed boards. Provenance: Piero Ginori Conti (bookplate and crest at foot of spine).
A very rare little book describing one of the entertainments put on for the entry of Joanna of Austria into Florence for her marriage to Francesco de'Medici in 1565. It is written in the form of a letter to Piero Spina at Lyon. Censimento C2601.
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