Sep 24, 2020 - Sale 2546

Sale 2546 - Lot 299

Price Realized: $ 5,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1724.) Pierre Cholonec. La gracia triunfante en la vida de Catharina Tegakovita, India Iroquesa. Portrait plate. [64], 246, [2] pages. 8vo, contemporary vellum, minor wear; page 1 defective, lacking free endpapers; marcas de fuego of the Convento de la Merced in Puebla (BJML-7001 and 7002) on top and bottom edges. Mexico: José Bernardo de Hogal, 1724

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A life of Kateri Tekakwitha (1656-1680) an American Indian from central New York known as Lily of the Mohawks, who converted to Catholicism as a young woman; she was made a saint in 2012. Translated from the original French by Juan de Urtassum. Two editions were apparently issued in 1724, of which OCLC indicates this is the more usual; priority undetermined. Medina, Mexico 2772 (different collation); Palau 346111 (calls for a 19-leaf appendix not present here); Sabin 98172.