REJOUISSANCES ET FETES MAGNIFIQUES QUI SE SONT FAITES EN BAVIERE L'AN 1722 AU MARIAGE DE SON ALTESSE SERENISSIME MONSEIGNEUR LE PRINCE ELECTORAL DUC DE LA HAUTE, ET BASSE BAVIERE... AVEC SON ALTESSE SERENISSIME MADAME LA PRINCESSE MARIE AMELIE NEE PRINCES

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Munich: Marie Magdeleine Riedline Veuve, 1723. [8], 70 pages. With 20 of the 22 engraved plates (one folding). Tall quarto (12 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches). Painted vellum; a three inch section of spine missing, expertly repaired; front free flyleaves missing. A sound, attractive copy. (Item ID: 3798)

Only edition. Created to celebrate the wedding, in Munich, of Karl Albrecht, Electoral Prince of Bavaria (1697-1745) and Maria Amalia, Imperial Princess (1701-1756). The volume describes the balls, banquets, fireworks and tournaments.
The beautiful engravings were executed by Johann August Corvinus, Franz Joseph Spat and Carl Remschart, after drawings by Mathias Diesel and Schonwetter.
OCLC locates eight copies, all in European libraries. Though lacking two plates, there are no copies in United States libraries.



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