Apr 16, 2019 - Sale 2505

Sale 2505 - Lot 261

Price Realized: $ 13,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 20,000 - $ 30,000
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1614.) León, Martín de. Primera parte del sermonario del tiempo de todo el año, duplicado, en lengua Mexicana. Woodcut illustrations on title page and elsewhere. [8], 330, [1] leaves. 4to, contemporary vellum made from 2 conjoined pieces, moderate wear; waste-paper endpapers, early inscriptions on title page and elsewhere, minor worming and dampstaining, closed tear across leaf 325; marca de fuego of Convento de San Francisco of San Luis Potosí (BSGI-13003.01) on top edge. Mexico: Viuda de Diego Lopez Davalos, 1614

Additional Details

Sermons intended to be delivered in Nahuatl throughout the year, by the author of the better-known Camino del Cielo (above). This was intended to be the first of 4 volumes, but none others were published. Medina, Mexico 281; Palau 135424; Pilling 2253; Sabin 40084 ("rare"). First complete copy at auction since the Phillipps copy in 1986.