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Guerra y Villegas, Joseph Alfonso
CERTIFICAZION, BLAZON I DESPACHO DE ARMAS [FOR DON ANTONIO DE ALBARADO]. MADRID, 19 FEBRUARY 1719
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1,5002,000
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Guerra y Villegas, Joseph Alfonso
CERTIFICAZION, BLAZON I DESPACHO DE ARMAS [FOR DON ANTONIO DE ALBARADO]. MADRID, 19 FEBRUARY 1719
Estimate
1,5002,000
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Guerra y Villegas, Joseph Alfonso
CERTIFICAZION, BLAZON I DESPACHO DE ARMAS [FOR DON ANTONIO DE ALBARADO]. MADRID, 19 FEBRUARY 1719
folio (305 x 203mm.), illuminated manuscript on vellum, 36 leaves plus folding family tree, second leaf with illuminated armorials with a green silk guard, signed at the end by Joseph Alfonso de Guerra y Villegas, Martin Mazzelino de Vergara and others, contemporary green velvet binding, gilt patterned board liners, two clasps, slight damage to foot of first 8 leaves, rebacked
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Provenance

Sir Thomas Phillipps, MS 21263, sale, Sotheby's, 24 June 1919, lot 26

Catalogue Note

"It speaks of the famous Alonso de Alvarado and of his services in Peru, and how he defeated "el tirano Francisco Hernandez Giron", also of other members of the family in Chile, and Cuzco, and of Don Pedro Alvarado, "Conquistador de Guatemala, cavallero de gran valor en la disziplina militar, y muy conocido por sus muchas, y muy grandes hazanas en el Ymperio Yndico"" (Phillipps catalogue).

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