Lot 373: Papal Bull - Pope Gregory XVI



2015-10-06 14:40:17

Lot 373: Papal Bull - Pope Gregory XVI. Bull of Gregory XVI appointing Francisco [de] Paula [León] de Aguirre [Velasco] bishop of La Paz, Bolivia; 19 May 1837, vellum deed in Latin, three large decorative pen and ink initials to upper margin and three to lower fold, upper blank margin slightly rodent nibbled, 21 x 47.5cm, lead bulla appended by cords, obverse depicting St Peters and Paul, the reverse the Pope's title, 4.5cm diameter. Written in a neat but difficult hand. A full Latin transcription provided with the lot. (1) Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction October 2015 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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