Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 8

Price Realized: $ 10,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 12,000 - $ 18,000
(ARGENTINA.) Machoni de Cerdeña, Antonio. Arte, y vocabulario de la lengua Lule, y Tonocote. [18], 97, 135, 17, [1] pages. 12mo, later vellum; following the title page is a Licencia leaf dated 25 November 1732 not called for in Medina, minor treated dampstaining on bottom edge. Madrid: García Infanzón, 1732

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first edition. A grammar, dictionary, and catechism of the now extinct Lule or Tonocoté language spoken in what is now northern Argentina. This volume is the main source for what we know of the language today. European Americana 732/150; Medina, BHA 2844; Palau 146154 ("obra buscada y rara actualmente"); Sabin 43315. None known at auction.