Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 463

Price Realized: $ 1,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1697.) Muñoz de Castro, Pedro; et al. Exaltacion magnifica de la Betlemitica rosa de la mejor americana Jerico. Frontispiece plate of founder Hermano Pedro de San José Betancurt, with a related but extraneous plate ("Constituciones de la religion Bethlemitica") tipped to inner cover. [12], 84 leaves. 4to, contemporary vellum, minor wear; lacking endpapers, disinfection tag inside front cover, moderate worming, leaf C2 torn with minimal loss of text; unidentified partial marca de fuego on top edge. Mexico: Maria de Benavides, viuda de Juan de Ribera, 1697

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A history of the Bethlehemite order in Mexico. No others traced at auction since 1924. Medina, Mexico III:1674; Palau 185265 (calls for only 92 total leaves); Sabin 51532.