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Carta Ejecutoria Probenzas de Joan de Cespedes de Salamanca  

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Carta Ejecutoria Probenzas de Joan de Cespedes de Salamanca (cover title)






Manuscript on paper, in Spanish, 80 pages, in brown ink, mostly 16-19 lines within rule border, one large opening initial in red and purple ink with decorative extension, pencil ownership inscription. (4to) 20.5x14.5 cm (8x5¾"), period limp vellum with leather ties, title in ink in a later hand but in period style penmanship.

Ownership signature of J.H. Reddau, Salamanca, 1890 on first leaf, oval Jesuit "J.H.S." stamp on rear cover. Dated 1582 on the front cover but possibly later. Formerly in the collection of Edward Lyndoe (1901-1982, astrologer, author of Everybody's Book of Fate and Fortune Astrology, 1935), with his ink note of purchase in 1951 inside front cover, initialed E.L.

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Vellum rippled and darkened, some foxing within; very good.

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