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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 320

    LEOPOLD I (1640-1705), Holy Roman Emperor. Autograph endorsement signed, n.d., conceding a payment, 'Indem der supplicant von wenigen mittelen ist, solle ihm die truchseß besoldung per modum pensionis, doch ohne weitere consequenz verwilliget werden', half page, 8vo, with contemporary transcription, separated from the document to which it refers;

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    LEOPOLD I (1640-1705), Holy Roman Emperor. Autograph endorsement signed, n.d., conceding a payment, 'Indem der supplicant von wenigen mittelen ist, solle ihm die truchseß besoldung per modum pensionis, doch ohne weitere consequenz verwilliget werden', half page, 8vo, with contemporary transcription, separated from the document to which it refers;

    with a collection of approximately 11 other items, the majority Austrian, 19th Century, comprising: Prinz Klemens Nepomuk Lothar von METTERNICH (to General de Narbonne, 23 September 1809, in French, 'j'abandonne jamais mes amis dans les momens de crise', 2½ pages, 8vo; with a separate autograph address panel, and a letter by his granddaughter -- and daughter-in-law -- Pauline Metternich, 1891), and letters by Charles, Archduke of Austria (to General Pelet-Clozeau, 1 July 1833, in French, thanking him for a volume of his Memorial topographique et militaire), Felix, Fürst zu Schwarzenberg (1850), Friedrich von Gentz (Dresden, 21 April 1806), Georg, Ritter von Schönerer (1876, with a signed photograph), Joséph Lakanal (n.d. [1837?]) and an unidentified manuscript, c. 1889, describing events in Vienna, 22 pages, 8vo. Provenance: The Albin Schram Collection of Autograph Letters. (12)


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    This lot contains only 11 items, not 12 as stated in the catalogue