Sep 28, 2023 - Sale 2646

Sale 2646 - Lot 327

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(MEXICAN IMPRINTS--PUEBLA.) Puebla printing of Pope Clement XII's proclamation on the Jesuit Spiritual Exercises. Letterpress broadside, 20 x 14 inches, signed in manuscript by New Spain church officials including Diego Felipe Gómez de Angulo and Juan de Torres Guevara, and paper seal; contemporary manuscript notes and underlining, docketed on verso, wear at intersection of folds and at edges without substantial loss of text. Puebla, 17 July 1733

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Proclamation on the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius, the central text of Jesuit spirituality. The header reads "Nos el dean, y cavildo sede:vacante de lan Santa Iglesia Cathedral, de la Ciudad de la Puebla de Los Angeles," (cavildo corrected in manuscript to cabildo), with the bulk of the text in Latin and headed "Literae Sacrae Congregationis Concilii, authoriate SS.D.N. Clementis PP.XII. Editae De Exercitiis Spiritualibus per Eclesiasticas Personas obeundis," dated Rome, 30 August 1731. The closing section explains the edict in Spanish, and is dated from the cathedral in Puebla, with the date left blank and completed in manuscript 17 July 1733. The Latin text bears contemporary notes and underlining which emphasize "exercisios de S. Ignacio." None traced in OCLC, in Medina's Puebla imprints, or at auction.