Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 291

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(MEXICO--1631.) Ruiz Venegas, Barnabé. De institutione sacramentorum, de peccatis, ac censuris ecclesiasticis. [2], 47, [1] leaves. 8vo, contemporary vellum, worn, text block coming loose; title page worn and a bit stained with closed tear in title, moderate worming, lacking endpapers; 2 early owners' signatures on final blank page. México: Francisco Salbago, 1631

Additional Details

first edition of a work of moral theology by a Mexican-born priest, later translated into Spanish in 1646. Includes a final approbation leaf dated 26 January 1631, not called for in Medina or Palau. Medina, México 423 (noting only one copy, in the Biblioteca Lafragua); Palau 282425; none in OCLC and only one copy known at auction.