Salamanca, Biblioteca de la Universidad de Salamanca, Ms. 2490

The Salamanca Armorial (Steve Tamborino) Facsimile Edition

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16th century manuscript by Steve Tamborino, drummer of John II of Aragon and Ferdinand the Catholic. It was owned by Christoval de Torres and Agustin de Torres, and became part of the resources of the Colegio Mayor in Cuenca.In the early 19th century it went to the King of Spain´s library. From the Palacio de Oriente in Madrid it reacched Salamanca in 1954. The heraldic value of this manuscript is very high as it is dependent on the work of Garcia Alonso de Torres, blazonary official of Ferdinand the Catholic.

Sumary of the work

Historical summary of the Carolingian conquest, brief treatise on heraldry, drawings of tabards, standards, crowns , fish, feathers and other heraldic figures, the tournament field, coats of arms and biblical blazons, from classical antiquity, medieval times...etc, Christian Kings.

We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "The Salamanca Armorial (Steve Tamborino)": Armorial de Salamanca (Steve Tamborino) facsimile edition, published by Scriptorium, 1996

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Armorial de Salamanca (Steve Tamborino)

Valencia: Scriptorium, 1996

  • Commentary (Spanish) by De Riquer, Martín
  • Limited Edition: 350 copies
  • Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document, The Salamanca Armorial (Steve Tamborino): the facsimile attempts to replicate the look-and-feel and physical features of the original document; pages are trimmed according to the original format; the binding might not be consistent with the current document binding.

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