Sep 24, 2020 - Sale 2546

Sale 2546 - Lot 288

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1688.) Alonso Alberto de Velasco. Renovacion por si misma de la soberana imagen de Christo Señor nuestro crucificado, que llaman de Ytzimiquilpan. Frontispiece plate of Christ on the cross by Francisco de Torres. [2], 118, [6] leaves. 4to, contemporary vellum, worn with early repairs; front joint split, lacking front free endpaper, plate worn with loss to front margin, minor foxing and wear, moderate dampstaining toward rear. Mexico: viuda de Francisco Rodriguez Lupercio, 1688

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A compilation of evidence on the miraculous reappearance of an image of Christ in the church of the convent of St. Joseph in Mexico City. Velasco would in 1699 issue a more accessible recounting of this story as the oft-reprinted "Exaltacion de la divina misericordia." Medina, Mexico 1429; Palau 357041; Sabin 98788.