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    Sale 2488 | Lot 97
    Price Realized: $219With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2488 Lot 97

      (JIMÉNEZ DE CISNEROS, FRANCISCO, Cardinal.) Cisneros, Juan de. Real Ghronologia [sic] del Eminentíssimo Señor Cardenal Don Fray Francisco Ximénez de Cisneros, &c. Title and each page of text within woodcut heraldic border; woodcut historiated and decorative initials throughout; extraneous vellum leaf with painted coat of arms bound before title. [3], 74 leaves; without the engraving by Bernard Picart of Maria Luisa of Savoy, Queen Consort of Spain, which has been replaced with a hand-colored 18th-century engraving of the Spanish royal family mounted on the recto of the last preliminary leaf. Folio, 288x208 mm, worn provisional binding of sewn boards without backstrip, with gilt brocade paper endleaves; marginal soiling, squares of colored paper pasted over type ornament decorations in lower portion of M1v; gilt edges, gauffered to pattern of intersecting semicircles. Np, nd [end of text dated 26 March 1716]

      Estimate $250 - 350

      first edition of a genealogy of Cardinal Cisneros (1436-1517), who served as Archbishop of Toledo, grand inquisitor and regent of Spain, and sponsored the publication of Complutensian Polyglot Bible. Palau 54983.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $219