• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 270

    VECILLA CASTELLANOS, Pedro de la. Primera y segunda parte de el Leon de Espana. Salamanca: Juan Fernández, 1586. Small 8° (142 x 94mm). Second part with separate title, large woodcut coat-of-arms on both titles, historiated initials, with final blank (upper margin of title repaired, some light waterstaining, occasional light soiling, light browning and spotting). 20th-century boards (new endpapers, spine lightly rubbed). Provenance: Elena Morain de Guillen (ownership stamp on endpaper and lower margin of K8) -- Jose Morán (ownership stamp on endpaper). FIRST EDITION. Palau 354372: "raro libro".

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    VECILLA CASTELLANOS, Pedro de la. Primera y segunda parte de el Leon de Espana. Salamanca: Juan Fernández, 1586. Small 8° (142 x 94mm). Second part with separate title, large woodcut coat-of-arms on both titles, historiated initials, with final blank (upper margin of title repaired, some light waterstaining, occasional light soiling, light browning and spotting). 20th-century boards (new endpapers, spine lightly rubbed). Provenance: Elena Morain de Guillen (ownership stamp on endpaper and lower margin of K8) -- Jose Morán (ownership stamp on endpaper). FIRST EDITION. Palau 354372: "raro libro".


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