Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 223

Price Realized: $ 13,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(LIMA--1648.) Roxo Mexía y Ocón, Juan. Arte de la lengua general de los Indios del Peru. Full-page armorial woodcut on verso of title. [18], 87, [1] leaves. 8vo, later stiff vellum, minor wear; manuscript leaves as endpapers, fifth leaf misbound in reverse, marginal repairs to several leaves, final leaf heavily restored in lower margin, minor dampstaining and toning; faint inked monogram stamps on title and final page. Lima: Jorge López de Herrera, 1648

Additional Details

One of the scarcer Quechua grammars; we have not traced any other copies at auction. Medina, Lima 295; Palau 276292; Sabin 48232.