Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 249

Price Realized: $ 1,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(LIMA--1765.) Febres, Andrés. Arte de la lengua general del reyno de Chile. [30], 682, [1] pages. 8vo, later vellum, minor wear; front hinge split; title page in red and black, printed slightly out of register. 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.