Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 14

Price Realized: $ 812
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(BRAZIL.) Caramuel Lobkowitz, Juan. Philippus Prudens . . . Lusitaniae, Algarbiae, Indiae, Brasiliae legitimus Rex demonstratus. 28 full-page engravings including armorial frontispiece on verso of half-title, allegorical engraved title page, allegorical figure of Lusitania, and portraits of Portuguese royalty. [32], 430, [25] pages. Folio, contemporary vellum, moderate wear, recased; endpapers renewed, small repair to half-title just touching engraving, minor dampstaining, intermittent toning. Antwerp: Moreti, 1639

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A defense of Spanish claims to the Portuguese throne, and, by extension, to the territory of Brazil. Alden 639/30; Palau 43538 ("libro trabajado con erudición").