Sunday 27 August 2017

A Tree of Affinity [Part II]

A few weeks ago I wrote about a single leaf with a Tree of Affinity, now in a private collection. Since then I have had the opportunity to examine and photograph the parent volume, thanks to Mike Widener, of the Yale Law Library.

The volume is still bound in old red velvet, as described in the 1909 Delamarre auction catalogue: