Apr 14, 2015 - Sale 2380

Sale 2380 - Lot 301

Price Realized: $ 1,430
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(GUATEMALA.) Guatemala por Fernando Septimo, el dia 12 de Diciembre de 1808. Engraved title page, 20 (of 21) plates. 8vo, disbound; engraved title is toned, detached and worn without loss to image, tears to the large folding plate with slight loss, lacking plate #18, lacking final errata leaf, minor dampstaining and wear to some leaves, minor worming, ink spotting to last 4 leaves. [Guatemala, 1809]

Additional Details

Prepared upon the ascension of Ferdinand VII to the Spanish throne, and documenting the celebrations in Guatemala in his honor. The plates were mostly by Guatemalan artists. Medina, Guatemala 1588; Palau 109493; Sabin 29081. with--another copy of the same work in worn contemporary calf, dampstained and lacking all 21 plates, but with the final errata leaf and with a better copy of the engraved title page.