CELEBRATIONS. - WEISS (Johann Martin). Représentation... - Lot 141 - Giquello

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CELEBRATIONS. - WEISS (Johann Martin). Représentation... - Lot 141 - Giquello
CELEBRATIONS. - WEISS (Johann Martin). Représentation des fêtes données par la ville de Strasbourg pour la convalescence du Roi ; à l'arrivée et pendant le séjour de Sa Majesté en cette Ville. Paris, Printed by Laurent Aubert, s.d. [1745]. Large folio, marbled calf, triple cold fillet, gilded coat of arms in center, smooth spine decorated with fleurs-de-lis, red title page, red edges (Period binding). First edition. (Vinet, n°520.) Illustrated with a title-frontispiece engraved by Marvye, an equestrian portrait of Louis XV engraved by Jean-George Wille after Parrocel, 11 double-page plates engraved by Le Bas after Weiss, and 20 text plates engraved in large framed borders for the Description des fêtes données par la ville de Strasbourg, the last page adorned with a superb, large cul-de-lampe engraved by Marvye. A copy bearing the coat of arms of Louis XV, in a binding by Padeloup signed with his label at the bottom of the title: Relié par Padeloup Relieur du Roy, place Sorbonne à Paris. Some foxing and stains to a few plates. Binding restored (two jaws, headpieces, upper hinge and corners).
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