Late 17th Century Collection of 3 Rare European Vellum Books With Pewter Buckles For Sale
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Late 17th Century Collection of 3 Rare European Vellum Books With Pewter Buckles

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Late 17th Century Collection of European Vellum Books found in Germany. These books have aged beautifully with exquisite patina. Vellum (derived from the Latin word vitulinum meaning "made from calf", leading to old French vélin, "calfskin") often refers to a parchment made from calf skin, as opposed to that from other animals. It is prepared for writing or printing on, to produce single pages, scrolls, codices or books. Measures: 8.5 H X 7" W X 2.75" D. 8.5" H X 6.25 X 3" D. 8.25" H X 6.5" W X 2" D.

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  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1670
  • Period
    Mid-17th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 8.5 in. x W 6.75 in. x D 3 in.H 21.59 cm x W 17.15 cm x D 7.62 cm
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Sold As
    Set of 3
  • Reference Number
    f88681609205520223fs
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