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Fireworks for the entry into Lille of Louis XIV. (Lille: 1680)
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Description des feux d'artifices faits a l'honneur du roy a Lille ... . (Lille, 1680)
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  Coat_of_Arms
Title_page
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  Dedication To Louis XIV from the mayor, bishop and consuls of Lille.
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  The gigantomachia, with the artificial mountain on which the giants appear.
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  The second part (the "second spectacle") of the gigantomachia, with Peace rising from the ruins of the mountain.
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  Fireworks The gigantomachia or war of the giants.
Section "Premier spectacle. La gigantomachie ou la guerre des geans."
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  Fireworks With the giants defeated, Peace rises from the ruins of the mountain.
Section "Second spectacle. La paix renaissante des cendres de la guerre."
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  The first facade shows Bacchus without wine.
Section This section of the text illustrates the eight facades of the octagonal base or pedestal supporting the artificial mountain.
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  The second facade shows Ceres without Epys.
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  The third facade shows Saturn in armour.
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  The fourth facade shows Minerva without palm or olive branches.
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  The fifth facade shows Apollo without his laurels.
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  The sixth facade shows Pluto with no money.
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  The seventh facade shows Flora without flowers.
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  The eighth facade shows Neptune without commerce.
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  Emblem Eight emblems from the pedestal supporting Peace showing her victory.
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  Coat_of_Arms The fleur de lys surrounded by a crown of laurels.
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Festival details

Festival:
Fireworks for the entry into Lille of Louis XIV.

Date:
1680

City:
Lille

Participants:
Louis XIV (1638-1715) ('le Grand'), King of France

Dynasty:
Bourbon
Book details

Title:
Description des feux d'artifices faits a l'honneur du roy a Lille ... .

Names:
Malte, Jean Chrisostome (Printer)

Published:
Lille, 1680

Shelfmark:
576.m.1.(5)

Format:
[24] pp., [2] leaves of plates. Folio 2 engraved plates and 12 other engravings.

References:
Watanabe No. 2741

Notes:
Bound with four other works.
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