Title from title page (p. 1).
Pagination: Paper, ii + 71 + ii; [i-xxviii], 1-104, [i-x]; contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners; modern pagination
in pencil, upper outer corners.
Layout: Written in 28 long lines; ruled in lead, with ruled notes in margins.
Script: Written in a humanistic book script.
Decoration: Full page ink drawing of a complete heraldic achievement (p. iii), possibly the ecclesiastical coat of arms of
Inquisitor General and dedicatee Juan Everardo Nithard, consisting mainly of a shield in four quarters, two with a crowned
golden eagle on a white background and two with a white chevron on a blue background. Ecclesiastical attributes are also present
which indicate it belongs to a bishop. Exterior ornaments include two Dominican friars, possibly Saint Dominic and Saint Peter
Martyr; section titles in red and black (p. 1, 9); 4-line opening initial in gold; 3-line text initials in gold (p. 2, 3,
Watermark: Unidentified coat of arms watermark consisting of a shield, a crowned eagle displayed and a bendlet, also a crest
and a mantle.
Binding: Contemporary gilt leather; printed book plate inside upper cover reads San Pablo de Cuenca; spine reads Instrucion
de comissarios 1667.
Origin: Written in Cuenca, Spain in 1667.