Aureum opus regalium privilegiorum civitatis et regni Valentie
Valencia. Spain. Laws and Statutes
Place of Publication: Valencia, Spain
Palau 19670; Lyell, pp. 28-29; A. Anninger, Spanish & Portuguese 16th Century Books in the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts [Harvard College Library] (Cambridge: 1985), Bibliography no. 41.
Overall: 33 x 24.7 x 6.5 cm (13 x 9 3/4 x 2 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with title woodcut, woodcut portrait, borders, and printer's marks
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(Valencia: Diego, de Gumiel, 1515) Folio; 276 leaves; eighteenth century gilt-stamped Spanish tree calf binding, red leather label.
Large armorial woodcut on title page; portrait of James I (fol. +6v); decorative borders (A1r, a1r); printer’s marks (recto last leaf).
Valencia: Diego, de Gumiel, 1515
Early ownership inscription below portrait of James I; inscription on shield of border, fol. A1r; [possibly] Ellis, booksellers, London (cat. description with book); Philip Hofer, Cambridge. MA (1898-1984); Harvard College Library, from whom purchased by MFA, February 13, 1941.
William A. Sargent Fund