Apr 16, 2019 - Sale 2505

Sale 2505 - Lot 273

Price Realized: $ 585
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1672.) Vega, Pedro de la. La Rosa de Alexandria, entre flores de humanas, y divinas letras, bound with Juan José Mota's related Panegyrico a la vida . . . Santa Catharina. Frontispiece portrait. [7], 155, [10]; [12] leaves. 4to, contemporary vellum, worn on fore-edge; lacking leaves 5-6, minor foxing, minor worming. Mexico: Francisco Rodriguez Lupercio, 1672; Ribera Calderon, 1716

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first edition of a biography of the fourth-century Saint Catharine of Alexandria. The Iglesia Santa Catarina was one of the first churches in Mexico, and had recently been rebuilt in 1662 by through the generosity of Doña Isabel de la Barrera. Medina Mexico 1082; Palau 354967; Sabin 51098 (Mota).