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Auction 99, Lot 3

"Principum Christianorum Stemmata ab Antonio Albizio Nobili Florentino collecta: et Cum brevibus ejusdem notationibus ex Archivis Principum descripta: Adjecto stemmate Othomannico Argentorati Postant apud Christophorum ab Heyden", Albizzi, Antonio

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1610 (published)


Color: Hand Color

10 x 15 inches
25.4 x 38.1 cm

A lavish example of early baroque book decoration featuring four queens paying homage to Europa seated on a throne at top. This book contained elaborately engraved family trees of the great ruling houses of Europe including that of the Ottoman Sultans.


Condition: B

Faint damp stains & bottom corner slightly chipped.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $220

Closed on 6/12/2002