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    Description

    17th Century English Parchment Scroll.
    Four folio vellum sheets stitched end to end, 10.25 x 108.5 inches, July 1686.
    Impressive calligraphed parchment scroll accomplished in transitional Fraktur -Baroque Old Style font. Written in Latin, this lengthy untranslated document is heavily age darkened at the top and bears a large decorative design at the end. Penned during the reign of James II (House of Stuart), the second son of Charles I. Dated July 1686 and endorsed by "Baron Fillingham," whom research has failed to identify. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2008
    21st-22nd Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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