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SPANISH ROYALTY?:
ANTIQUE DESK CORRESPONDENCE FOLDER IN RED MOROCCO BOUND TO SIMULATE A BOOK.
NO DATE CIRCA 1780. FOLIO, approximately 360 x 240 mm, 14 x 9½ inches, finely bound in full red morocco, gilt lettered label on spine with title: Constit(u) de la Iglesia de San Ildepho(nso), extra gilt spine, upper and lower covers have central gilt royal coat of arms, multiple gilt patterned borders with gilt corner ornaments, inside: 2 silk pattern brocade sleeves, to hold letters etc., and a double spread folding board with brocade on one side and white paper on the other, held in by a slim chain of brass or gold (?) Slight tear (2", 25 mm) to brocade to the first inner hinge, covers have a few small marks, slight shelf wear to edges and corners, otherwise in very nice condition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.
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