07-20-2018 07-20-2018
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3117B Boston
July 20, 2018 12:00PMCalender
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Ávila y Zuniga, Luis de (c. 1490-c. 1560) The Comentaries of Don Lewes de Auela, and Suniga, great Master of Acanter, which treateth of

$6,765$5,500
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3117B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 20, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Ávila y Zuniga, Luis de (c. 1490-c. 1560) The Comentaries of Don Lewes de Auela, and Suniga, great Master of Acanter, which treateth of the great vvars in Germany. London: in aedibus Richardi Totteli, 1554. First English edition, a translation of Commentarios de la Guerra de Alemania, an account of the Schmalkaldic War (1546-1574); small octavo, text in black letter, woodcut initials; rare, no copies listed in the auction record; ESTC locates five U.S. copies; bound in full olive morocco, rebacked, spine tooled in gilt, 5 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.

A-U8, (U7 and U8 blank and present).
http://estc.bl.uk/S100247
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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Keywords

Don Lewes de Auela, Luis de, London, Germany, United States