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STANISLAW II: (1732-1798) Stanislaw August Poniatowski. Last King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania 1764-95. Lover of Catherine the Great, he was a great patron of the arts, but still remains a controversial figure in Polish history. A good D.S., Stanislaus Augustus Rex´, with holograph `Bonus Frater et.., one page, folio, Warsaw, 22nd December 1775, to King Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, at the time of the present letter King of Naples and Sicily, in Latin. Stanislaw II refers to the letter received from King Ferdinand and congratulates him for the new born Princess Maria Anna. She would die in childhood at the age of 4. With blank address leaf, bearing a very large and attractive blind embossed royal paper seal. Folded, with small overall age wear. VG £300-400

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STANISLAW II: (1732-1798)

Estimate €340 - €460Nov 22, 2018