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Courses de testes et de bague. Latin: PB 48-2020

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Courses de testes et de bague. Latin
Festiva ad capita annulumque decursio : a Rege Ludovico XIV. principibus, summisque aulae proceribus edita anno M.DC.LXII / scripsit gallicè Carolus Perrault ; latinaè reddidit, & versibus heroïcis expressit Spiritus Fléchier.


Perrault, Charles
Fléchier, Esprit,
Engraver.: Silvestre, Israël, the younger
Engraver.: Chauveau, François
Engraver.: Rousselet, Gilles
Publisher: Imprimerie royale



Colophon: Parisiis, e Typographia Regia, curante Sebastiano Mabre-Cramoisy, ejusdem Typographiae Directore. M.DC.LXX.
Illustrations engraved by I. Silvestre and F. Chauveau; added t.-p. engraved by G. Rousselet.
The ill. consist of views of the procession and tournament, costumes, emblematic devices of the participants, head- and tailpieces, and initials.
The ill. are the same as those in the French ed. (also Paris, 1670), except that the captions for all save the emblematic devices have been re-engraved in Latin.
Engraved t.p. vignette of the arms of Louis XIV.
Added engraved title-page with port. of Louis XIV.
Constitutes 10 volume of "Cabinet du roi" as described in "Catalogue des volumes d'estampes dont les planches sont à la Bibliothèque du Roy.- A Paris, de l'imprimerie royale, 1743"Title from: Catalogue des volumes d'estampes ... 1743.
Binder's title: Carrouse.
Old classmarks: 2.K.7. Former location: 20.1.G.9
Binding: mottled calf, border (triple g. fillet), g.t. arms of Louis XIV; spine & board edges g.t., border g.t. on inside covers, raised bands, g. lettering; marbled e.p.; a.e.g.
Ownership inscription: "Fitzwilliam 1792".

Measurements and weight

[8],105,[1]p, [1] leaf of plates, [7] folded leaves of plates : ill ; 57cm (1o).

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Place(s) associated

  • Paris

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


Production date: AD 1670 : Parisiis :E Typographia Regia,1670

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 48-2020
Primary reference Number: 278024
ALMA control 001: 99184183803606
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 15 December 2020 Updated: Thursday 28 January 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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