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La reggia di Calipso: cantata a sette voci
Additional title: La reggia di Calipso. Libretto. Italian
Bertoni, Ferdinando, 1725-1813 (Composer)
Seriman, Zaccaria, 1709-1784 (Librettist)
Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815 (Illustrator)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1769
Place: Venezia
Publisher: Nella stamperia albriziana
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Ital. 1769
Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, 1741-1790
Cantatas, Secular
Librettos -- To 1800
Festival books -- Italy -- 18th century
Engraving, Italian
Bookbinding -- Paper bindings
Citation/reference: Cicogna: Saggio di bibliografia veneziana, 2042. Morazzoni: Libro illustrato veneziano del settecento, 271.
Statement of responsibility: Composer's name from leaf 2b.
Citation/reference: For authority for the librettist, Z. Seriman, cf. Cicogna.
Biographical/historical: Published on the occasion of the visit to Venice of the emperor, Joseph II.
Content: Without the music.
Content: Illustrations: numerous engravings, including 2 full-page (t.p. and printer's device), 13 text borders repeated to 14, pictorial initial, and head- and tailpieces. The t.p., 10 borders, pictorial initial and device (Baudi di Vesme: Bartolozzi, 1564, 1567, 1571, 1572, 1577-1580, 1582, 1584, 1597, 1603, 1604) were engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi for other works. For reproductions, cf. Morazzoni, pl. 22, 36, 50, 55, 57.
Bibliographic history: The initials VV, possibly the sponsor's, replace the usual colophon or privilege information in the center of the device.
Physical Description
Extent: 9 l. illus. 33cm. (f̕.)
Binding, modern, of decorative paper.
Libretto with engraved borders.
Type of Resource
RLIN/OCLC: 131753951
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16828383
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 16.14.048
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 968b6cb0-e277-0134-c263-6d3653de9645
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Item timeline of events

  • 1725: Creator Born
  • 1769: Issued
  • 1813: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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La reggia di Calipso