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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 349

    FREDERICK V (1596-1632, 'the Winter King'), Elector Palatine, King of Bohemia. Letter signed ('Friedrich') to an unidentified recipient [Joachim Ernst, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach], Heidelberg, 8 June 1614, congratulating him on the birth of his daughter Sophie, one page, folio; [with] a letter by Frederick's nephew, Count Palatine Ludwig Heinrich, to Graf von Manderscheid, 1669. Provenance: Stargardt sale, 17 November 1999, lot 922; the Albin Schram Collection.

    The recipient was one of the chief sponsors of the Protestant Union, and was a key agent in the election of Frederick as King of Bohemia in 1619. (2)

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    FREDERICK V (1596-1632, 'the Winter King'), Elector Palatine, King of Bohemia. Letter signed ('Friedrich') to an unidentified recipient [Joachim Ernst, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach], Heidelberg, 8 June 1614, congratulating him on the birth of his daughter Sophie, one page, folio; [with] a letter by Frederick's nephew, Count Palatine Ludwig Heinrich, to Graf von Manderscheid, 1669. Provenance: Stargardt sale, 17 November 1999, lot 922; the Albin Schram Collection.

    The recipient was one of the chief sponsors of the Protestant Union, and was a key agent in the election of Frederick as King of Bohemia in 1619. (2)


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