|Creator:||Albani, Annibale, 1682-1751.|
Apresso Giovanni Maria Salvioni stampator vaticano,
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Description of the funeral ceremony held for Augustus II, King of Poland, held May 22, 1733 at San Clemente basilica, includes inscriptions and orations in Latin and plates depicting the catafalque and other funeral decorations.
Final p. blank.
Illustrations: the two single and two double plates depict the festive decorated interior of the San Clemente Basilica in Rome: "Prospetto interiore della Porta principale ..." engraved by Carlo Marchionni after Filippo Barigioni, "Spaccato per il lungo della Basilica di S. Clemente ..." engraved by Andrea Rossi after Filippo Barigioni (three-fold, impression size: 31 x 59 cm.), "Prospetto della Tribuna ed Altare maggiore ..." engraved by Carlo Marchioni after Filippo Barigioni, "Catafalco eretto nella Basilica ..." engraved by Andrea Rossi after Filippo Barigioni (two-fold, impression size: 48 x 33 cm.).
Includes oration by Giuseppe Simone Assemani "In funere Friderici Augusti Regis Poloniae, Ducis Saxoniae S.R.I. Principis Electoris oratio" (p. XXVII-XXX).
Large armorial title vignette engraved by Paolo Posi after Filippo Barigioni, several head- and tail-pieces and pictorial initials, two of the head-pieces are engraved by Maximilian Joseph Limpach after Sebastiano Conca and Filippo Juvara, added engraved t.p. engraved by Hieronimus Rossi after Peter Bianchi.
Signatures: A-C⁴ D⁶.
Includes oration by Giuseppe Simone Assemani ""In funere Friderici Augusti Regis Poloniae, Ducis Saxoniae S.R.I. Principis Electoris oratio"" (p. XXVII-XXX).
XXXV,  p.,  leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 42 cm. (fol.)
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