Sep 24, 2020 - Sale 2546

Sale 2546 - Lot 282

Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1666.) Isidro Sariñana. Llanto del occidente en el ocaso del mas claro sol de las Españas: Funebres demostraciones, que hizo, pyra real . . . Felipe IIII. 15 [of 16] copper-plate engravings, but only a small fragment of the large folding plate. [8], 151 leaves. 4to, contemporary vellum, minor wear; lacking free endpapers, worming heavy in spots but has spared the engravings, lacking plate 11 following leaf 63; marca de fuego of Oratorio de san Felipe Neri in Puebla (BJML-8004) on top and bottom edges, and their inscription on title page. México: viuda de Bernardo Calderón, 1666

Additional Details

An illustrated fête book in honor of the late King Philip IV, one of the earliest such emblem books produced in the Americas. Medina, Mexico 960; Palau 302131; Sabin 77048.