AURELI (AURELIO) and BERNADO SABADINI Il favore de gli dei. Drama fantastico musicale fatto... Duca
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AURELI (AURELIO) and BERNADO SABADINI Il favore de gli dei. Drama fantastico musicale fatto... Duca di Parma nel suo gran teatro per principe Odoardo suo primo genito con... Dorotea Sofia di Neoburgo
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AURELI (AURELIO) and BERNADO SABADINI
Il favore de gli dei. Drama fantastico musicale fatto... Duca di Parma nel suo gran teatro per principe Odoardo suo primo genito con... Dorotea Sofia di Neoburgo, woodcut device on title and tail-pieces, large folding engraved plate by Carlo Draghi (a few tears without loss at folds) and 14 folding engraved plates by Lorenzini, Mattioli and others, several leaves stained (largely in margins but touching some text and plates), bookplate "Principis Burghesii Libris"; La gloria d'amore, lacks plates, 2 works in one vol., contemporary calf, rubbed with some chipping to head of spine [Berlin Kat. 4137-9], small 4to, Parma, Ducal Press, 1690

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  • RARE. Libretti for operas commissioned by Ranuccio il Farnese, Duke of Parma and Piacenza to celebrate the wedding of his son Prince Odoardo and Countess Palatine Dorothea Sophie of Neuburg. The plates show the lavish Baroque stage sets employed. See illustration overleaf.
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