Sep 24, 2020 - Sale 2546

Sale 2546 - Lot 300

Price Realized: $ 2,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1728.) Juan Ignacio Castorena y Ursua. El minero mas feliz que halló el thesoro escondido de la virtud . . . oracion funebre a el siervo de Dios Fray Juan de Angulo. [16], 28 pages. 4to, disbound; 1-inch closed tear on final leaf; partial marca de fuego on top edge. [Mexico: José Bernardo de Hogal, 1728]

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A funeral sermon on a Zacatecas miner turned missionary on the Texas and New Mexico frontier, service which is noted on preliminary page 8. The author had founded the short-lived Gaceta de México in 1722, for which he is credited as the father of Mexican journalism. Medina, Mexico 2987; Palau 48500; not in Wagner's Spanish Southwest. 4 in OCLC and none traced at auction.