Guild Order of Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Saxony-Weimar-Eisenach etc. (1783-1855), for the damask, twill and other weavers in the guild district of Remda (Stadtremda, Saxony-Weimar). Given Weimar September 19, 1845. Hand-written document on paper. Sm. fol. 6 unpag. ll., the last white. With
autograph signature by Charles Frederick
and written counter-signature by von Gersdorff as well as paper seal. Contemporary red h. leather portfolio of the time with gilt grand ducal supralibros on the front cover and gilt ornamental border with corner pieces, stitched with black-golden cord and sealed.
Detailed Guild Order in execution of the guild act, explaining and supplementing the guild act in 22 so-called sentences. – Leading edges slightly pushed, upper corner of the front cover ignorably broken, inner boards discolored at the margins, otherwise of fine freshness.
Offer no. 14,762 / EUR 1280. / export price EUR 1216. (c. US$ 1347.) + shipping
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