2 June 1998,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,185
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
GIRALDI, Giuliano. Esequie d'Arrigo quarto...celebrate in Firenze dal...Don Cosimo II. Florence: Bartolommeo Sermatelli e fratelli, 1610.
Small 2°. Large engraved arms of France and Navarre on title and 26 large engravings in the text signed A.R. (Ornament on A2r rubbed.) Modern morocco panelled in gilt.
FIRST EDITION of a rare book with 26 engravings depicting the most important scenes in the life of Henri IV. Gamba quotes Poggiali as stating the work to be "siccome raro e sconosciuto a molti bibliografi". Gamba 2750; Vinciana 215; Brunet II, 1609-10; Cicognara 1413.
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