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Entry of Louis XIII into Arles (Arles: 29th October, 1622)
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Entree de Loys XIII. Roy de France et de Navarre, dans sa ville d'Arles, le vingt-neufiesme octobre mil six cens vingt-deux. (Avignon, 1623)
  Page 001  
  Coat_of_Arms
Title_page
  Page 003  
  Dedication Dedicated to the King by the Consuls and Governor of Arles, Valentin de Grille, AndrĂ© de Guoin, Charles Gavot and Antoine Franconi.
  Page 004  
  Preface "Au lecteur."
  Page 008  
  Portrait Louis XIII entering Arles (dated 1624).
  Page 009  
  Section "Entree du roy dans sa ville d'Arles ... ."
  Page 013  
  Ship Jupiter and Neptune.
Entry The King entered the city on a boat built for this entry.
  Page 015  
  The engraving also depicts the boat on which the King made his entry into Arles (the engraving appears to be misbound and should appear between pages 8 and 11).
  Page 017  
  Gallery Royal devices.
  Page 018  
  Oration Delivered by Le Sieur Ferrier.
Section "La galerie et tribune aux harangues."
Speech Text of the speech delivered by Le Sieur Ferrier.
  Page 020  
  Procession The procession to the church of Saint Trophime passed through six triumphal arches, all but one on the theme of the labours and victories of Perseus.
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  The first triumphal arch.
  Page 024  
  Triumphal_Arch Perseus and Andromeda; emblems including a hand brandishing a sword and the combat between a rhinoceros and an elephant.
Section "Premier arc triomphal."
  Page 029  
  The second triumphal arch.
  Page 030  
  Triumphal_Arch Perseus, Mars carrying the head of Medusa with the weapons Perseus used to defeat her.
Section "Second arc triumphal."
  Page 037  
  The third triumphal arch.
  Page 038  
  Triumphal_Arch Perseus turning the head of Medusa towards Phineus and his cohort.
Section "Troisiesme arc triomphal."
  Page 045  
  The fourth triumphal arch.
  Page 046  
  Triumphal_Arch The games celebrated in memory of Perseus' labours.
Section "Quatriesme arc triomphal."
  Page 051  
  Boso, son of Buvin, conte d'Ardenne.
  Page 052  
  Statue Boso, son of Buvin, conte d'Ardenne.
  Page 059  
  The fifth triumphal arch.
  Page 060  
  Triumphal_Arch Perseus' triumph after the delivery of Andromeda.
Section "Portrait de l'arc de triomphe."
  Page 067  
  The sixth, and last, triumphal arch.
  Page 068  
  Triumphal_Arch The King grants forgiveness to the French rebels; emblems from the life of Hercules.
Section "Dernier arc triomphal."
  Page 071  
  Oration Given by the Archbishop of Arles.
Speech Text of the speech given by the Archbishop of Arles.
Festival details

Festival:
Entry of Louis XIII into Arles

Date:
29th October, 1622

City:
Arles

Participants:
Louis XIII (1601-1643), King of France

Dynasty:
Bourbon
Book details

Title:
Entree de Loys XIII. Roy de France et de Navarre, dans sa ville d'Arles, le vingt-neufiesme octobre mil six cens vingt-deux.

Names:
SaxI, Pierre (Author)
Beuf, Jean (Engraver)
Bramereau, Jean (Printer)

Published:
Avignon, 1623

Shelfmark:
C.38.i.24

Format:
[8], 68 pp. Folio 9 engravings by Jean Beuf.

References:
Watanabe No. 1767

Notes:
Some pages are mispaginated.

Binding:
Contemporary calf

Provenance:
Bibliotheca Ambrosiii Firmini Didot
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