Carta executoria de hidalguía de Melchior de Sant Miguel

Information About This Item

Creator

Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598.

Title

Carta executoria de hidalguía de Melchior de Sant Miguel

Date

1574

Description

Binding: gold tooled leather over boards. Red silk guard sheets between ff 1-2.

Illumination: f 1v: Large initial D depicting Philip II and the royal family praying to the Virgin and Child in a landscape. Gilt borders with flowers, fruit, and insects. Large cartouche with coat of arms in lower third of page. f 2r: Large initial A with coat of arms. Red, blue, and gilt borders with vegetal decoration and a motto, “VERITAS VINCIT” in lower cartouche.

Family tree on paper laid into the back of the book.

Measurements: 33 x 23.2 cm

Rights

The original material is in a private collection not owned by the University of Missouri Libraries. Please contact Special Collections for more information.