Festa, Fatta in Roma, Alli25. di Febraio, MDCXXXIV

Rome: E data in luce da Vitale Mascardi, 1635. Softcover. Tan wraps bound with twine, bw illustrated title page, 135 pp, 9 bw plates, inlcuding one folded one. Fair (Lacks 3 of the 12 plates, large folding plate is present. Overall staining and wear to wraps, age toning and wear to pages. Sold as reading copy only. ). Item #177944

Text in Italian. Later published with the author's Raccolta di lettere (1654) as: Relatione della sontuosa festa del saracino fatta in Roma l'anno 1634, and again later under variant titles. Dedication to Cardinal Antonio Barberini dated Feb. 5, 1635. Festival held on the occasion of the visit to Rome of Alexander Charles Vasa, prince of Poland.Includes 9 of the plates including one 41 x 44 cm. view of the tournament (folded to 6 and bound in at end) by François Collignon after Andrea Sacchi/ Engraved title page with ornamental border. Missing plates A, J, and K.

OCLC: 63081345

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