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Lot 48: Fête.- Riccardi (Riccardo Romolo), Rime Cantate nel Giardino...Con l'occasione d'una festa fatta quivi per la Reina, 1600.

Important Books, Western Manuscripts and Works on Paper: Day One

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November 15, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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Description: Fête.- Florence.- Riccardi (Riccardo Romolo) Rime Cantate nel Giardino...Con l'occasione d'una festa fatta quivi per la Reina, first and ?only edition, collation: A12, italic type, small woodcut ornament to title, woodcut historiated initials, some spotting, narrow area of water-staining to outer margin of last 2 ff., modern red morocco, gilt, spine slightly faded, rubbed, 4to, Florence, Domenico Manzani, 1600. ⁂ Rare first and probably only edition, with EDIT 16 listing only four copies. This entertainment with a charming garden setting at the Palazzo di Valfonda in Florence was organised by the banker, collector and poet Riccardi, who later went on to establish the great Biblioteca Riccardiana. The occasion interspersed music and dancing with jousting and chariot racing and concluded with a hunt. It was attended by a number of important visitors who had come to Florence to celebrate the departure of Marie de' Medici for her marriage to Henri IV of France. Literature: Not in Adams; EDIT 16 CNCE 62236; Moreni II, 246 ('rarissime'); cf. Piero Marchi 'La scena del principe' in Firenze e la Toscana dei medici nell'Europa del Cinquecento, 1980.

Notes: Category: Literature, Manuscripts and History

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