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Relation De L'Inauguration Solemnelle De Sa Sacree Majeste Imperiale Et Catholique, Charles VI, Empereur Des Romains Toujours Auguste, Et Troisieme Du Nom Roy Des Espagnes Comme Comte De Flandres, Delebree a Gand.le XVIII. Ocrobre 1717
Ghent: Augustin Graet, 1719., 1719. folio. pp. 32. title & p. 3 printed in red & black. woodcut title vignette, ornaments & initials. engraved frontis. & 6 large folding engraved plates. contemporary calf, imperial arms stamped in gilt on upper cover & arms of Flanders on lower cover (corners & spine ends neatly repaired, covers with some scrapes, lower edge of frontis. shaved, few tears to folds in 1 plate repaired with no loss, overall a very good copy). First Edition of this fine fete book commemorating the inauguration of Emperor Charles VI as Count of Flanders, celebrated at Ghent on October 18, 1717. The fine large engravings by J.Bertheram, M.Heylbrouck, and J.Harrewyn after Bertheram, C.Eyskens, &c. include depictions of the inauguration ceremony and public celebrations, the triumphal arch erected in front of the town hall, and three of the elaborate fireworks displays. The engraved frontispiece is by M.Heylbrouck after J.B. van Volxsom. Berlin Kat. 2959. Landwehr, Splendid Ceremonies, 198. Lipperheide 2668. Vinet 679.. F. Hardcover.
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