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Fagiolo, Marcello (ed)

La festa a Roma del rinascimento al 1870.

(Torino), Umberto Allemandi 1997.

Reference: 11370
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Folio. 2 vols. (8) + 203 + (1)pp ; (8) + 277 + (1)pp. Each volume includes numerous colour and other photo ills. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrappers, in pictorial slipcase. No ownership inscription but Sir Howard Colvin’s copy. In good condition.

Essays by Fagiolo and other scholars on every aspect of public festivities in Rome from the renaissance period onwards. A particularly well-illustrated volume, and indispensable for those interested in the festivals and other open-air ceremonies in Rome held under papal rule between the sixteenth century and the middle of the nineteenth century.