Circa 18Th Century Massive Handwritten Manuscript Bound In Vellum 863 Leaves FRANCISCAN CONVENT BRUSSELS WATERMARK HAND LAID PAPER

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Seller: matts_diaries_curiosities_dustytomes (1,594) 100%, Location: San Francisco, California, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 192727612573 Up for auction is a large folio sized and impressive handwritten manuscript volume bound in vellum. I believe it was written in the late 17th, to mid 18th century, more research is needed to verify my assumption. The binding is vellum & the interior sheets are hand laid paper with an interesting watermark.The text runs from letters A – M over some 863 sheets, ending rather abruptly but with no sign of loss. The text is volume one of: Synopsis variarum resolutionum ex selectioribus decretis Sacrae Congregationis concilii collecta ac per materias ordine alphabetico disposita. Loosely translated this is: A discussion of the various decrees and resolutions of the Sacred Congregation of the Council, gathered together and arranged in alphabetical order. By Thomas de Villanova. This is a beautifully produced volume that once belonged to the Couvent des Franciscains chant d'olseau Bruxelles it includes their stamp as well as another religious institution. This manuscript is in a legible hand, expect some offsetting through the hand laid paper leaves. It is bound in a contemporary full vellum binding, in excellent condition. The vellum is nicely age toned and with a gilt title to the spine. The manuscript measures 13 x 8.5 inches. Please see the photographs for more details. FYI : This week I will list a small collection of antique books handwritten manuscripts,and documents dating from the late 15th to the 17th century. Keep an eye on my auctions and feel free to bookmark eBay page. As always any questions or comments feel free to ask Subject: Religion & Spirituality, Year Printed: 1700, Topic: Catholicism, Original/Facsimile: Original, Special Attributes: handwritten mansucript, catholic, religious,, Author: unknown, Region: Europe, Place of Publication: France, Language: French Insights Exclusive
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