Mar 10, 2020 - Sale 2533

Sale 2533 - Lot 280

Price Realized: $ 531
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Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(GUATEMALA.) Saenz Ovecuri, Diego. Thomasiada, al sol de la iglesia, y su doctor Santo Thomas de Aquino. [32], 161, [34] leaves. 4to, contemporary vellum, worn and lacking backstrip; lacking the folding leaf preceding leaf 1, lacking front endpapers, minor foxing, unevenly trimmed; marca de fuego of the Colegio de san Juan of Puebla (BJML-9005) on bottom edge, early inscriptions on rear blank. Guatemala: José de Pineda Ybarra, 1667

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An epic poem in honor of Thomas Aquinas. One of the first books printed in Guatemala, and perhaps the first of a literary nature. Medina, Guatemala 22; Palau 284383. None traced at auction since 1932.