Mar 21, 2019 - Sale 2502

Sale 2502 - Lot 75

Price Realized: $ 1,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
MEDICI, COSIMO I DE. Letter Signed, "Il Duca di Fiorenza," to Captain Alfeo Almenni, in Italian, ordering his troops to return to their homes and prepare for an order to march. 1/2 page, oblong 4to, with integral address leaf; mounted to larger board, moderate scattered dampstaining, moderate scattered ink burn, loss to few letters of date, separations at folds repaired verso with paper, faint scattered foxing. Florence, June 1550

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". . . [O]rder [the troops] to return to their homes, and to be prepared with their weapons to march when we order them to do so."