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Lot nr:584
Book nr:31405
Author:BAERLE, Kaspar van
Title:Blyde Inkomst der allerdoorluchtighste Koninginne Maria de Medicis, t'Amsterdam
Town:Amsterdam
Publisher:Iohan en Cornelis Blaeu
Year:1639
Description:In-f°, [14], 76 pp, title-page with coat of arms of Amsterdam. With a portrait of Maria de Medici and 16 double-page or folding etched or engraved plates, by Salomon Savery after Cl. MOYAERT, S. De Vlieger and Martsen de Ionge. Minimal wormhole in the inner margin. Contemporary ivory vellum binding, title in ink on spine. Very good copy
Note:First edition in Dutch, following Latin and French versions published the year before. superb copy of a fête book commemorating the royal entry into Amsterdam of Marie de' Medici, the exiled Queen Mother of France (1575-1642), in 1638. The illustrations depict court scenes, street and boat processions, her excursion to the festival structure on a specially-created artificial island in the Amstel River, and allegorical tableaux staged for her. Ref. Landwehr, Splendid Ceremonies 110.
Ex libris baron Lynden van Hemmen
Price:€700 - €900
Sellingprice:€1800
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