Apr 16, 2019 - Sale 2505

Sale 2505 - Lot 298

Price Realized: $ 5,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1761.) Llanto de la fama. Reales exequias de la serenissima Señora Da. Maria Amalia de Saxonia, reyna de las Españas. Large folding plate, plus 28 full-page emblem illustrations signed with text. [130], 60 pages. 4to, contemporary calf, minimal wear; 2 long closed tears to catafalque plate, otherwise minimal wear to contents; edges tinted red; bookplates of Joaquin Garcia Icazbaceta and M. Porrua on front pastedown. [Mexico]: Philipe de Zuñiga y Ontiveros, [1761]

Additional Details

A well-illustrated account of the Mexican memorial services for the late Queen of Spain, including a very large plate of the catafalque (21 x 15 inches). Includes two appendices with separate title pages not found in all copies: Becerra's Regia prudentiae funebre encomium, and Velez's Exemplar Humilidad. An attractive copy of a scarce book. Medina, Mexico 4725; Palau 144767. None traced at auction.