Apr 12, 2018 - Sale 2473

Sale 2473 - Lot 281

Price Realized: $ 2,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1680.) Cartilla de la doctrina religiosa dispuesta por uno de la compañia de Jesus: para dos niñas, hijas espirituales suyas, que se crian para monjas. [1], 39 leaves. 8vo, contemporary vellum, minor wear; minor dampstaining and foxing, tightly trimmed. Mexico: Viuda de Bernardo Calderon, 1680

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first edition of a frequently reprinted Jesuit instructional manual for girls who wish to become nuns. Francisco de Salzedo is named on the title page, but Beristain credited Sebastián Estrada as the author, and later editions were credited to Antonio Núñez Miranda. Medina, Mexico 1200; Palau 46472. 2 copies in OCLC, and none known at auction since 1962.