Sep 30, 2021 - Sale 2580

Sale 2580 - Lot 339

Price Realized: $ 5,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--PUEBLA.) Jerónimo Cortés y Zedeño. Arte, vocabulario y confessionario en el idioma mexicano, como se usa en el Obispado de Guadalaxara. Elaborate coat of arms engraving by Nava on second leaf. [14], 183, [2] pages. 4to, early vellum, moderate wear, detached from text block; moderate edge wear to title page and final index leaf, minor dampstaining in lower corner; partial marca de fuego on top edge, early inscriptions on front free endpaper. Puebla: Colegio Real de San Ignacio, 1765

Additional Details

First and only edition of a Nahuatl grammar, dictionary and confession. Medina, Puebla 729; Palau 63447; Sabin 16971 ("extremely rare"). None traced at auction since 1914.