Lot 25 of 478:
Scarce Spanish work on heraldry 1725  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$510
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Ciencia heroyca reducida a las leyes heraldicas del blasón : ilustrada con exemplares de todas las piezas...

Author:
Avilés, José de

Place:
Barcelona

Publisher:
En la imprenta de Juan Piferrer

Date:
1725

Description:

Volume 1 (of 2). [52], 378, [30] pp. With 36 copper-engraved plates including the frontispiece, showing coats-of-arms, etc. (8vo) 15.3x9.5 cm (6x3¾"), period vellum.

The first volume of this scarce Spanish work on heraldry. The title-page of this volume has for some reason been altered in ink so it reads Tomo OII. With bookplate of Nelson Osgood Rhoades, and an ink inscription to him on the front cover, dated Mexico D.F. June 7, 1926,


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Condition:
Wear and discoloration to covers; internally very good.


 
Item number:
283342
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