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.
- Number of Books
- History, Militaria, Military Orders, History, Militaria, Golden Fleece
- Author/ Illustrator
- Book Title
- Constitutionum Ordinis Velleris Aurei
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- [Antwerp, Balthasar Monetus, 1626?]
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 255×195 mm