Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 350

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(CHILE.) Andrés Febres. Arte de la lengua general del reyno de Chile. [30], 682 pages. 8vo, contemporary vellum, minor wear; corner excised from title, a few leaves coming loose, long tear to leaf Xxx4, minor dampstaining and wear toward rear, lacking colophon leaf and free endpapers; title page in red and black, marbled edges. Lima: Calle de la Encarnacion, 1765

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First edition of a dictionary and grammar of the Mapuche or Mapudungun language, still spoken widely in Chile. This remained the standard work in the field through the early 20th century. Medina, Lima 1228; Palau 87065; Sabin 23968.