Sep 26, 2019 - Sale 2517

Sale 2517 - Lot 272

Price Realized: $ 812
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1667.) Montemayor de Cuenca, Juan Francisco. Excubationes semicentum ex decisionibus regiae chancellariae sancti dominici, insulae vulgo dictae española totius novi orbis primatis. [16], 166 leaves, 40 pages. 4to, contemporary vellum, minor wear; moderate worming, minor dampstaining toward rear, final gathering coming loose; edges tinted blue; early inscription on front free endpaper. Mexico: Francisco Rodríguez Lupercio, 1667

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A collection of law reports relating to the Spanish colony at Santo Domingo on Hispaniola (now in the Dominican Republic), compiled by its former governor. Lacking the appendix "Propugnatio pro regia iurisdictione et authoritate," not always present as it had been censored by the Inquisition. The forbidden section title is present but stricken through (illustrated). Medina, Mexico 976; Palau 17803 (does not note appendix).