[Carta ejecutoria de hidalguia].

Record ID: 
112331
Accession number: 
MS M.376
Title: 
[Carta ejecutoria de hidalguia].
Created: 
Granada, Spain, Aug. 13, 1639.
Binding: 
19th- or 20th-century blue velvet over boards; two clasps, one broken; plate of Gotham Book Mart (the binder) pasted inside lower back cover; with lead seal of Philip IV now detatched from its braided ribbon and accomodated with the manuscript in a clamshell box made by Deborah Evetts.
Credit: 
Purchased at the benefit auction sale of the League of American Writers, New York; Feb. 19, 1939.
Description: 
76 leaves (1 column, 34 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 311 x 212 mm.
Provenance: 
Antonio Palomino de León.
Notes: 

Ms. letters patent of nobility for Antonio Palomino de León; written and illuminated in Granada, Spain, in 1639; signed and dated Granada, Aug. 13, 1639 on fol. 75.
Decoration: 3 full-page miniatures, 1 small portrait of Palomino on fol. 74; 23 large illuminated initials with floral and animal motifs.
The miniature on fol. 2 has been compared with an engraving by Martin Schongauer, "St. James the Greater Overcoming the Saracens" (Bartsch, no. 53)--Cf. files.

Script: 
cursive script
Language: 
Spanish
Classification: