Nov 01, 2016 - Sale 2428

Sale 2428 - Lot 100

Price Realized: $ 1,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
THE KING ORDERS A SPEEDY COLLECTION OF TAXES PHILIP II; KING OF SPAIN. Letter Signed, "Yo El Rey," to the Co-Regent of Ronda, in Spanish, encouraging him to expedite the collection of taxes, "because otherwise we will go into default . . . . [W]e count on the tax rolls from your domain . . . ." Countersigned by Pedro de Escobedo. 2 pages, tall 4to, with integral address leaf; portions of signature strengthened, scattered minor foxing, folds, wear at right margin affecting few words. With a Spanish typescript and partial translation. Madrid, 22 January 1577