„Blason et Armories des maisons souveraines & familles Illustres de l’Europe Commencant par celle de l’Auguste maison d’Austriche“. 28 September 1758.

Armorial manuscript with the coats of arms of Royal European families. Contemporary leather binding with gold embossing on the book spine. In-folio [ca. 31 x 20 cm].

Front cover slightly loose from the book spine.

Approximately 400 pages with c. 340 coats of arms, in black ink and watercolor. Size of the coats of arms: c. 9 x 4 cm. Some of the pages blank. Some coats of arms unpainted. Included are coats of arms from Germany & individual German provinces, Bohemia, Brabant, Flanders, Hainaut, Holland, Lorraine, Bourgogne, Spain, Italy, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, England, Scotland, the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Provenience: Ingelmunster Castle’s Library (Exlibris on the verso of the front cover).

Beautiful handwritten 18th century armorial that provides an overview of the coats of arms of the Royal Houses in Europe. A very elaborate collection of beautifully painted coats of arms.

EUR 4500,-