Lot 397: Military leader and politician (1583–1634) who offered his services during the Thirty Years' War to the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II. He became the supreme commander of the armies of the Habsburg Monarchy and a major figure of the Thirty Years' War. LS in German, one page, 7.75 x 12.75, July 5, 1626. Untranslated letter to a prince, requesting him to be patient for a little longer. Retains the partially intact paper seal affixed to the reverse. In fine condition, with intersecting folds and uniform toning.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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