?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1578.) Molina, Alonso de. Doctrina Christiana, en lengua Mexicana muy necessaria. Numerous text illustrations. xci,  leaves. 4to, later vellum, minor wear; 15 leaves in tasteful facsimile (first 9 and final 6), minor dampstaining and finger-soiling, minor worming with early paper repairs. Mexico: Pedro Ocharte, 1578
first edition of a work by Mexico's great scholar of the Nahuatl language. This was the seventh and final of his works in Nahuatl written over four decades. Icazbalceta 77; Medina, Mexico 85; Palau 174346; Pilling 2609; Sabin 49874 ("extremely rare"). 4 copies in OCLC, and none known at auction since the 1951 Harmsworth sale at Sotheby's (also incomplete).
Aliquam vulputate ornare congue. Vestibulum maximus, libero in placerat faucibus, risus nisl molestie massa, ut maximus metus lectus vel lorem.