Apr 16, 2019 - Sale 2505

Sale 2505 - Lot 284

Price Realized: $ 5,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1693.) Cicero, Marcus Tullius. M. Tullii Ciceronis, orationes duodecim selectae. [10], 228, [84 of 86] pages. 8vo, contemporary vellum, minor wear; lacking endpapers, early inscription on title page crossed out, lacking leaf b1 in appendix, minor worming; title page in red and black. Mexico: Juan Joseph Guillena Carrascoso, 1693

Additional Details

An early Mexican edition of Cicero's orations. A long Spanish introduction by the printer places the work under the protection of Saint Joseph to find a broad readership. Medina, Mexico 1541; Palau 54374. Not traced in OCLC or at auction.