Sep 24, 2020 - Sale 2546

Sale 2546 - Lot 277

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1639.) Diego de la Vega. Corona preciosa, de los soberanos mysterios de la vida sobrenatural. [11], 230, [5] leaves. 8vo, contemporary vellum, moderate wear; pastedowns patched with later waste paper, 1/4-inch hole on title page, minor dampstaining and foxing; early inscription on final leaf, faint marca de fuego of a cross in a circle on top edge. Mexico: Juan Ruiz, 1639

Additional Details

Medina speculates that this was a second edition, although the licenses do not show whether the first edition was issued in Spain or Mexico. Collates as complete per Medina, but 5 leaves are excised after leaf 230--perhaps as issued? Medina, Mexico 515; Palau 354638 (calls for only 9 preliminaries). No examples of any edition traced at auction or in OCLC.