Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 459

Price Realized: $ 5,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1684.) Sigüenza y Góngora, Carlos de. Parayso occidental, plantado, y cultivado . . . en su magnifico Real Convento de Jesus Maria de Mexico. [12], 206, [1] leaves including frontispiece coat of arms. 4to, contemporary vellum, minimal wear; minor worming, minimal foxing; "del cobento" inscribed on frontispiece. Mexico: Juan de Ribera, 1684

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The history of a Mexico City convent by one of the colony's leading intellectuals. A nicely preserved copy of a finely printed and significant book. Medina, Mexico II:1328; Palau 312973; Sabin 80980.