7 June 2006
[?LANG, Jacob M.] Kurtzer Entwurff eines anmuthigen Kinder-Ballets. Nuremberg: Jacob Lang, 1668.
4° (196 x 154mm). Folding engraved plate of the children's "ballet". Modern wrapper.
Description of a performance given at Nuremberg by 60 boys aged between 4 and 12 years, many mounted on horses, together with a pastorale also involving 3 young girls, and a musical interlude. The work contains a cast list, the text of the play, and an engraving depicting the performance. BL 17th-century K-950.
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