Sep 30, 2021 - Sale 2580

Sale 2580 - Lot 332

Price Realized: $ 6,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--PUEBLA.) Manuel Fernández de Santa Cruz. Regla . . . que han de guardar las religiosas del Convento del maximo doct. S. Geronimo del a Puebla. [1], 11, [1], 12-46, [2] pages. 4to, contemporary vellum, minor wear; minor foxing, minor worming; edges tinted blue [Puebla: herederos del Juan de Villa Real, 1701 per colophon]

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"Sole edition of the rule and constitution of the nunnery of the Hieronymites in Puebla, as approved and promulgated by Bishop Manuel Fernández de Santa Cruz. Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz was a Hieronymite nun in Mexico City and in the wake of her having incurred the wrath of the archbishop, all nuns in New Spain were put on notice that the archepiscopal authorities would no longer tolerate 'secularized' nuns. This text, published within a decade of Sor Juana's death, makes it clear that nuns were expected to 'be nuns' and that only, not writers or thinkers also"--OCLC (listing 4 copies). Medina, Puebla 230. None traced at auction.