AUCTION 35 | Tuesday, November 21st, 2006 at 1:00
Books, Manuscripts, Graphic & Ceremonial Art

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Lot 284


Autograph Letter Signed of Carlo Barone Rothschild, Napoli, 8 October, 1832, on stationery with watermark of Rothschild family coat of arms, enblazoned with motto “Concordia, Integritas, Industria.” * Letter with return address of “Bn. S[alomon] M[ayer] de Rothschild, Verona Bridge, Verona, 4 April 1854,” in English. * Autograph Letter Signed of S[alomon] Rothschild, Roedelheim, 26.6.1868. * With: Six letters addressed to various Rothschild family-members (five to the Paris branch and one to Nathan Mayer Rothschild, London)

Est: $2,000 - $3,000
Karl [Carlo] Mayer Rothschild (1788-1855) - one of the five sons of the founder of the famed financial dynasty, Mayer Amschel (1744-1812) of Frankfort a/Main - founded the Italian branch of the banking firm in Naples in 1821. Salomon Mayer Rothschild (1774-1855) - another of the five sons of Mayer Amschel - headed the Austrian branch of the Rothschild Bank. Amsel Salomon Rothschild (1803-1874), succeeded his father Salomon Mayer in Vienna. In 1861 he was appointed to the Austrian House of Lords. See EJ, Vol. XIV, cols.334-338