Real Provision de los Señores del consejo por la qual se prohibe por punto general el abuso de correr por las calles novillos y Toros que llaman de cuerda, asi de dia como de noche. BULLS SPAIN, King of Spain CHARLES IV.

Real Provision de los Señores del consejo por la qual se prohibe por punto general el abuso de correr por las calles novillos y Toros que llaman de cuerda, asi de dia como de noche

Seville: Imprenta Mayor de la cuidad, 1790. 4to (302 x 211 mm). 4pp. Unbound folded sheets. (Tears to folds.) Red cloth slipcase. Item #403582

FIRST EDITION OF THE SEVILLE PRINTING OF THE 1790 ROYAL ACT PROHIBITING THE RUNNING OF THE BULLS: “... considering the bad consequences that it have and will always come from the overindulgence by the King’s people when the bulls run … through the streets day and night; and with the receipt of the news by our King of the recent misfortunes from some of these amusements … desiring to cut these pernicious deaths, wounds, and other excesses … we instruct our Council to take the appropriate measures to contain such damage…”

The printed provision concludes with a note from Martin Perez, referencing the original document, located in the Senior Notary office, and accompanied by a signature (presumably of Perez). Only one copy of this notice has appeared at auction in at least the last fifty years according to the available databases and Worldcat/OCLC list only two copies.

Price: $1,200.00

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