Mar 10, 2020 - Sale 2533

Sale 2533 - Lot 317

Price Realized: $ 375
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Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1776). Ramirez de Prado, Marcos; and Juan de Ortega. Coleccion de las ordenanzas, que para el Gobierno de el Obispado de Michoacan. [14], 88, 81-284 pages. 4to, contemporary vellum, minor wear; minimal wear to contents; early inscription on verso of title page. Mexico: Felipe de Zuñiga y Ontiveros, 1776

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An updated and comprehensive account of the Bishopric of Michoacán, containing the edicts published by Fray Marcos Ramirez de Prado in 1642 and Fray Juan de Ortega Montañez in 1685. It is here edited by Francisco Casillas y Cabrera. Many of the edicts concern the relationship between the clergy and the secular authorities, and the need for fair treatment of the Indians. Medina, Mexico 5923; Palau 247176, 56598; Sabin 67658.