Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 292

Price Realized: $ 9,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(MEXICO--1635.) Manso y Zuñiga, Francisco. Regla, y ordenaciones de las religiosas de la limpia, e immaculada concepcion de la virgen santissima Nra. Señora. Woodcuts of Our Lady of Guadalupe and arms. [4], 39, [1] leaves. 8vo, modern full morocco, minor wear; minor foxing, edges tinted, manuscript signature of the author as Archbishop of México on verso of leaf 36; partial marca de fuego on top edge, bookplates of G.R.G. Conway and Florencio Gavito on front endpapers, small inked "MM" stamps on verso of title and leaf 32. México: Juan Ruiz, 1635

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first edition. Regulations of the Order of the Immaculate Conception, also known as the Conceptionists, for their convent in México. The woodcut is perhaps the first image of the Virgin of Guadalupe to be published in a book. Medina, México 458 (listing one copy in the Biblioteca Andrade); Palau does not list this edition. One copy in OCLC, and only one other copy known at auction.