Lot 321

1677. BOOK: (HISTORY-RELIGION ). ORTIZ DE ZÚÑIGA, DIEGO: ECCLESIAL AND SECULAR ANNALS OF THE VERY NOBLE AND VERY LOYAL CITY OF SEVILLE ... containing his main memories since the year 1246 when he undertook to conquer it ... S. Fernando Tercero de Castilla y Leon until 1671... / formed by D. Diego Ortiz de Zuñiga. Madrid: In the Imperial Royal by Iuan Garcia Infançon, 1677. Front + 12 h. + 817 p. + 8 h. Error in the pagination of p. 375, jump to p. 378. Two-colour cover with woodcut noble coat of arms, first pages edged. Beautiful intaglio frontispiece in allegory to the city by Marcus Orozco Presbyer. Woodcut headers, capitals and culs-de-lampe; intaglio vignettes in the text. Two-column text with marginal apostilles, some slight dampness; last page restored. On modern parchment, with a labeled hillock, marbled cuts. Diego de Zúñiga carried out a methodical research work, which resulted in this magnificent work on Seville's history, which he dedicated to Juan Francisco de la Cerda, 8th Duke of Medinaceli. Palau 206132; CCPB 40893-X.