FINE RARE BOOKS, ATLASES AND MANUSCRIPTS

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John Michael WRIGHT

Rome. WRIGHT. Ragguaglio della solenne comparsa, fatta in Roma... dall'Illustrissimo, et Eccellentissimo Signor Conte [..]

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John Michael WRIGHT
Rome. WRIGHT. Ragguaglio della solenne comparsa, fatta in Roma... dall'Illustrissimo, et Eccellentissimo Signor Conte [..]
 
WRIGHT, John Michael. Ragguaglio della solenne comparsa, fatta in Roma gli otto di Gennaio MDCLXXXVII. dall'Illustrissimo, et Eccellentissimo Signor Conte di Castelmaine, Ambasciatore Straordinario della Sagra Maesta di Giacomo Secondo Re d'Inghilterra, Scozia, Francia, et Ibernia, difensore della fede alla Santa Sede Apostolica, in andare publicamente all'udienza della santita di nostro Signore Papa Innocenzo Undecimo.
Roma, nella Stamperia di Domenico Antonio Ercole, 1687

Folio, 334x232 mm. Contemporary smooth vellum binding, coat of arms impressed in gilt on the centre of the covers: "The Society of Writers to the Signet", title written on the spine, box; pp. 91, i.e. 93, [3]. Collation: A-M4. Errors numbering: verso of Pp 87 and 88 blank and not numbered. Large pictorial Frontispiece, portrait of the dedicatee, the Duchess of Modena and a large engraved initial, 15 numbered and signed engraved plates, one of which was folded several times. Handwritten signature on the endpaper dated 1829, another signature not legible on the Frontispiece. Some foxing and signs of humidity on the margins of the first papers, reinforcements of some papers and plates, signs of restoration on some paper and on the folded plate. Nice unsophisticated specimen.
tue 1 December 2020
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