Copia d'una lettera di Modona In data de' 27. Febbraio 1700.

Autore: RINALDO I D'ESTE (1655-1737)

Tipografo: Bartolomeo Soliani

Dati tipografici: Modena, 1700

Formato: in quarto

4to (200x144 mm). 60, (4) pp. Later marbled wrappers, sprinkled edges. A very fine copy.

First edition of this anonymous letter in which are described the solemn ten days festivities around the baptism of the heir to the throne of the duchy of Modena, Francesco III, the son of Rinaldo d'Este and Charlotte of Brunswick-Lüneburg. The military parades, the tournaments, the court dances, and the theatrical actions that took place on that occasion, were described and illustrated in at least four contemporary publications, including the one offered here.
E. Milani & A. Battini, Lavori preparativi per gli annali della tipografia Soliani, Modena, 1986, p. 42.