The Sale Prices; An Annual Report of Sales by Auction, of ... Objects of Artistic and Antiquarian Interest (Exclusive of Books). Volume 1

The Sale Prices; An Annual Report of Sales by Auction, of ... Objects of Artistic and Antiquarian Interest (Exclusive of Books). Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...him from working at his Tragedy (18) Barker, 1 17s. 2837 Alphonse d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, etc., husband of Lucrezia Borgia, b. 1476, d. 1534. A. L. s. to his mother, Isabella of Aragon, 14 November, 1491, 1 p., 4to., very rare (19) Charavay, 1 19s. 2838 Aretino (Pietro), celebrated Italian Poet and Writer, sur named "the Scourge of Princes," b. 1492, d. 1556. Autograph Draft of a letter, 1J pp, 8vo., very rare. A valuable example, in which his name occurred three times (31) Hodgkin, 1 1s. 2839 Barras (Paul), celebrated French Revolutionary, b. 1755, d. 1829. A L. s., "d Giullois, aux Aigalades, 22 Janvier, 1813," 1 p., 4to. Fine letter, in which he refers to his health (36) F. Murray, 1 3s. 2840 Bembo (Pietro), Italian Cardinal and illustrious Poet and Author, friend of Leo X. and Raphael Sanzio. A. L. s. to Cavallicense, 1 p., 4to., very rare. Interesting letter, begging him to favour a petition (40) F. Murray, 2 12s. 2841 Bernadotte (Jean Baptiste), one of Napoleon's Marshals and King of Sweden, under the name of Charles Jean XIV., b. 1764, d. 1844. A. L. s. to Berthier, Rennes, 17 Fructidor, an IX., 2 pp., 4to. Fine letter, full of expressions of friendship (43) Greville, 1 1s. 2842 Borgia (C6sar), Duc de Valentinois, the famous son of Pope Alexander VI., d. 1507. L. s. to Isabella d'Este, Marchioness of Mantua, Urbino, 12 July, 1502, p., folio, seal in good preservation, very rare. He recommends Francesco Cobarvina to her (54) Charavay, 12 2843 Borgia (Lucretia), Duchesse of Ferrara, daughter of Pope Alexander VI., b. 1480, d. 1503. L. s., with Autograph Postscript, to Cardinal d'Este, Tulgione, 14 January, 1502, 1 p., folio, with seal, very rare. A most desirable example....show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236851323
  • 9781236851321