Sep 30, 2021 - Sale 2580

Sale 2580 - Lot 316

Price Realized: $ 6,000
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Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1680.) Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora. Theatro de virtudes politicas, que constituyen á un principe, advertidas en los monarchas antiguos del Mexicano Imperio. [8], 88 pages. 4to, contemporary vellum, worn; endpapers defective, contents worn without loss of text, moderate dampstaining; 19th-century inscriptions on epigraph leaf, title page and elsewhere. Mexico: viuda de Bernardo Calderon, 1680

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First edition of an unusual work by a well-respected professor of mathematics at the Universidad de México, discussing the origin of the Mexicans and the design of a triumphal arch, in prose and verse. Medina, Mexico 1216; Sabin 80985. 2 traced in OCLC.