Diversas vistas de las casas y jardines de plazer del Rey d'Espana, dedicadas a la Reina - Different views of the palaces and pleasure gardens of the Kings of Spain, dedicated to the Queen
[Paris], is sold at N. Bonnart, rue St.-Jacques, s.d., (c. 1665), in-4 oblong, engraved title, and 51 (of 55) engraved plates, rigid ivory vellum, smooth spine, speckled edges (period binding According to the address, this is the last edition of this remarkable suite, very unusual and much sought-after, without, however, the intermediate titles of the various sub-suites (Madrid and Aranjuez / Buen Retiro / Escurial / Granada / Toledo / Segovia / Seville).
We have, connected with various other suites, always partial, including :
Twenty-four small engravings by Israël Silvestre depicting churches in Paris and the surrounding area Eight Italian-style views of the same Israël Silvestre, giving glimpses of Paris Various widows of Rome and the surrounding area; made by Israël Silvestre, and highlighted by Israël Henriet.
Finally, "in fine" three isolated architectural plates (two elevations, one plan), one of which was engraved by Pieter Nolpe.
Nice copy in its original hardcover vellum binding.