Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 466

Price Realized: $ 5,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1699.) Lezamis, José de. Vida del Apostol Santiago . . . con algunas antiguedes y excelencias de . . . Viscaya. [124], 426, [6] pages. 4to, contemporary vellum, moderate wear; minor dampstaining, minimal worming; marca de fuego on top edge of Colegio Jesuita de San Francisco Xavier in Querétaro (MFM-6006), early owner's signature on title page, modern "Ex Antiquis" tag on front pastedown. Mexico: Maria de Benavides, 1699

Additional Details

A life of the apostle James, patron saint of Spain, prefaced by a long biography of Archbishop Francisco de Aguiar y Seijas of Mexico. The last section, from page 280 onward, relates to the Vizcaya province of the Basque region of Spain. Medina, Mexico III:1733 (collates with this copy); Palau 137583 (calls for 68 preliminary leaves, possibly in error). None traced at auction since 1986.