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Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 18
 

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[Autographs & Manuscripts] James I of England and VI of Scotland
Manuscript Letters Patent

Westminster, February 18, 1619. Approximately 20 1/2 x 31 1/2 in. (521 x 800 mm). Large letters patent in Latin on vellum, to William Blount of Codington for land in Worcestershire; large initial letter with portrait of the King James; top border decorated with floral motif; impressive Great Seal attached to original plaited cords at bottom, partially restored. Creasing from original folds; separating at center right fold; bottom right corner fold repaired; scattered soiling, with some lines worn away and illegible.

Autograph Letters and Historical Documents. Catalogue 749. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1949

Sold for $3,276
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Westminster, February 18, 1619. Approximately 20 1/2 x 31 1/2 in. (521 x 800 mm). Large letters patent in Latin on vellum, to William Blount of Codington for land in Worcestershire; large initial letter with portrait of the King James; top border decorated with floral motif; impressive Great Seal attached to original plaited cords at bottom, partially restored. Creasing from original folds; separating at center right fold; bottom right corner fold repaired; scattered soiling, with some lines worn away and illegible.

Autograph Letters and Historical Documents. Catalogue 749. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1949

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