Carta ejecutoria de hidalguia
Valladolid, Spain, March 10, 1597.
Late 16th- or early 17th-century brown morocco gilt binding, elaborately tooled with an animal roll of a hound, unicorn, feeding stag, and lion; and other individual small animal tools.
Purchased on the Fellows Fund, with the special assistance of Miss Julia P. Wightman, 1977.
53 leaves (1 column, 30 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 340 x 230 mm
Nicolas Chacón de Hinojosa; J.D. (Librairie Lardanchet, Beaux livres...Bibliothèque J.D., Paris, 1976, no. 8).
Ms. letters patent of nobility; written and illuminated in Valladolid, Spain, and dated Mar. 10, 1597.
Decoration: 1 frontispiece with miniature, arms, and borders.