CARTA EXECUTORIA DE HIDALGUÍA, FOR FRANCISCO GOMEZ DE LA VEGA
Valladolid, 16 December 1636
folio (c. 280 x 200mm.), manuscript on vellum, 102 leaves, complete, collation: i-viii12, ix6, written with 28 lines per page in a rounded script based on roman type, a few panels in gold on red backgrounds, with TWO FULL-PAGE MINIATURES at the beginning depicting a husband and wife with their two sons and three daughters, kneeling before a vision of the Virgin on the crescent moon, facing a heraldic display page, above ‘Don Phelippe por la gracia’, and a smaller PORTRAIT MINIATURE at the end, contemporary calf elaborately gilt, including stamps of the lion and castle of Leon & Castille and a plateresque roll-tooled border, four modern orange silk ties, binding restored at edges with new endpapers, small defects on covers
"Carta executoria de hidalguía de sangre a pedimiento de Francisco Gómez de la Vega vecino de la ciudad de Sevilla, y Juan Gómez de la Vega vecino de la villa de Saldaña, hermanos".
Victoria Aguirre, Coleccion Suarez Aguirre, ink stamps
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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