Sep 24, 2020 - Sale 2546

Sale 2546 - Lot 286

Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1686.) Juan de Luzuriaga. Paranympho celeste, historia de la mystica zarza. [36], 114, 96, 112, [16] pages. Folio, contemporary vellum; lacking the frontispiece plate, endpapers renewed, moderate worming (some repaired), minor dampstaining and wear including chip to title page. Mexico: herederos de la viuda de Bernardo Calderón, 1686

Additional Details

First edition. A popular religious work by a Basque Franciscan in Mexico, celebrating the old-world Virgin of Aranzazu to demonstrate that "the Virgin had shown special favor to the Basques." See Pescador, The New World Inside a Basque Village, 113-116. Medina, Mexico 1376; Palau 144367.