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Bidding Information
Lot #    16480
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 11:34:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Edit du Roi...[Edict of the King,
Title (Hebrew)    Given at Versailles...Concerning the Nobility
Author    [Community - Only Ed.]
City    (Paris)
Publication Date    1778
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 3, [1] pp., 227:170 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy not bound. Rare - Not in Biblioteque Nationale De France.
          
Detailed
Description
   Edit du Roi...[“Edict of the King, Given at Versailles...Concerning the Nobility in Provence, Registered in Parliament.

Revokes a law of 1631 which discriminated against families who were suspected of being descendants or allies of “Jews, Saracens, Mohammedans, and other enemies of the Christian name.” Henceforth, these families are to be accepted in the nobility on the same grounds as all others.

          
Reference
Description
   Szajkowski 1444
        
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
France:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    French
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica