Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 100

Price Realized: $ 5,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
(MEXICO.) Lugo, Bernardo de. Gramatica en la lengua general del Nuevo Reyno, llamada Mosca. [25], 158 leaves. 8vo, contemporary vellum, minor wear; endpapers renewed, repaired tears and erasure on title page; early inscription and 2 inked stamps on title page, another inked stamp on final page. Madrid: Guzmán, 1619

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first edition. A grammar and confession in the now nearly extinct Chibcha language spoken by the Muisca people of what is now Colombia. European Americana 619/75; Medina, BHA 687; Palau 143543; Sabin 42667 ("excessively rare"). None known at auction since 1981.