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[Manuscript.]. [Doctor's Diploma conferred by the faculty of legal studies in the University of Modena, to Thomas de Balestris, native of the city, on June 20th, 1725.]. Modena: n. p., 1725. Folio, Eight leaves on vellum, 262 x 185mm. Three full page armorial illuminations in many colors and gold (The Estes, Dukes of Ferrara, Modena; the University itself; and the recipient's family; followed by nine pages in black and gold with colored floral borders. The text block has become loose in the binding, else in lovely condition with some expected light wear to binding.
A beautiful example of illumination and calligraphy. (#kfk534) $6,500.00

 

 

 

 

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