Anónimo - Constitutionum Ordinis Velleris Aurei - 1626

Description
Anónimo - Constitutionum Ordinis Velleris Aurei - 1626
History, Militaria, Military Orders, History, Militaria, Golden Fleece - Quantity: 1 - Book

A volume in 4º (25.5 x 19.5 cm) bound in stiff-board parchment, title on the spine.

Copper engraved frontispiece with the coat of arms of the Order of the Golden Fleece, at the foot the legend: Ante Ferit Qua Flamma Micet, 4 unnumbered index sheets, 91 pp. printed on strong linen paper. Wood engraved initials.

World Catalogue only records one copy. It was published without any typographical mention of place or date. It assigns it to Antwerp, Moretus, 1626. Translated into Latin by Nicolas Grudius.

The Order of the Golden Fleece was founded in 1429 by the Duke of Burgundy, and is one of the most prestigious and oldest orders of chivalry in Europe.

An antique handwritten sheet in Spanish, with observations about the work and the Order of the Golden Fleece.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, Militaria, Military Orders, History, Militaria, Golden Fleece
Author/ Illustrator
Anónimo
Book Title
Constitutionum Ordinis Velleris Aurei
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1626
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Latin
Original language
No
Publisher
[Antwerp, Balthasar Monetus, 1626?]
Binding/ Material
Vellum
Number of pages
91
Dimensions
255×195 mm
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