Sep 30, 2021 - Sale 2580

Sale 2580 - Lot 326

Price Realized: $ 4,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--PUEBLA.) [Antonio Núñez de Miranda.] Explicacion theorica y practica aplicacion del libro quarto del Contemptus mundi. Full-page armorial woodcut on verso of title page. [16], 688 pages. 16mo, contemporary vellum, minor wear; front hinge split, minor dampstaining, moderate worming to inner margin, lacking part of rear free endpaper; early inscriptions on front free endpaper and title page. [Puebla: Diego Fernández de León, 1691]

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First and only edition. The Jesuit author Antonio Núñez de Miranda is today best known as the confessor and nemesis of the groundbreaking author Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. Medina, Puebla 141; Palau 197347. One in OCLC (at the Biblioteca Nacional in Mexico), and none at auction.