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(Letters of Patent), Spanish School, 18th Century, Campos Family

Auction:
2483
Lot:
115
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$1,304$1,100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

(Letters of Patent), Spanish School, 18th Century, Campos Family, Illuminated and manuscript family genealogy, dated October 23, 1786, on vellum, gilt tooled old calf with silk ribbon, signed by Don Vincente de Villasenor y Acuna of the College of Arms in Madrid and with paste-down stamp, comprising a folding family tree, full page armorial, full page title, sixty-four pages of text, six landscape illuminated initial and one large initial with flourish, folio, (covers chipped and bumped, silk weak, minor staining through interior, wear to paint on edge of full page illustrations).
Estimate $1,000-1,500

covers chipped and bumped, silk weak, minor staining through interior, wear to paint on edge of full page illustrations

Keywords

Spanish School, Don Vincente de Villasenor, Madrid, College of Arms, College of Arms in Madrid, Book design, Illuminated manuscript, Silk, Western art

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