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    Sale 2488 | Lot 29
    Price Realized: $910With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2488 Lot 29

      (BINDING.) Casas, Cristóbal de las. Vocabulario de las dos Lenguas Toscana y Castellana. Woodcut arms of the dedicatee, Antonio de Guzmán, Marqués de Ayamonte, on title. 248 leaves; lacks preliminary A5. 4to, 185x128 mm, 17th-century red morocco gilt with the arms of Don Ramiro Núñez de Guzmán, Duke of Medina de las Torres, and his second wife, Anna Carafa Aldobrandini (front cover), and his emblematic supra-libros (rear cover); scattered minor marginal soiling and stains, title loose, trimmed with loss of imprint date. Branded ownership mark of the Convento de San Diego de México (cf. CCMF/BF-12010) on top and bottom edges. Seville: Francisco de Aguilar, [1570]

      Estimate $250 - 350

      first edition of an Italian-Spanish/Spanish-Italian dictionary, bound for the Duke of Medina de las Torres (circa 1600-68), who served as Viceroy of Naples from 1636 to 1644. Palau 47000 (issue with imprint of Alonso Escrivano).

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $910