Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 110

Price Realized: $ 16,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
(MEXICO.) Sammelband volume including tracts owned by the first Bishop of Mexico, Juan de Zumárraga. [6], 83; [70]; [8], 78; [8]; [65]; [8], 166, [1] leaves. 6 volumes in one. 4to, modern full calf in period style; first title page worn and restored, moderate worming, cropped with loss of some headlines, numerous early manuscript notes (some of them cropped), minor dampstaining; inscribed "Es del obpo. de Mexico f. io. zumarraga" on 3rd and final title pages, elaborate Cont Ricardi inked fore-edge drawing. Vp, 1490-1521

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Juan de Zumárraga (1468-1548) was installed as México's first bishop in 1530, and served through his death. His term included a large number of conversions in the wake of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Two of the tracts in this volume bear his inscription, the two written by Raulin in 1519 and 1521. Includes the following tracts: Richardus. Doctrinale sancta ac prouide vite quatuor memoratu digna continens. Paris: Ascensius, 1519 Ephraem Syrus. [Sermones beati Ephrem]. Lacks title page (supplied in manuscript). Brescia: Farfengo, 1490 Raulin. Doctrinale mortis venerandi. Title page in red and black, with Zumárraga inscription. Paris: Clein, 1519 Pope Leo I. Libellus Leonis pape de conflictu vitiorum. First 8 leaves only of a much longer work. Paris: Rembolt, 1515 Reginaldetus. Speculu finalis retributionis. Some initials inked in red manuscript; leaves G3-6 with adhesive damage, final leaf supplied in facsimile, with a copy from another volume laid in. Lyon: Trechsel, 1492 Raulin. Religiosissimi viri Fratris Ioanis Raulin atrium, et thologie professoris scientifici epistolarum. Title page in red and black, with Zumárraga inscription. Paris: Petit, 1521.