Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 294

Price Realized: $ 5,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
(MEXICO--1644.) Palafox y Mendoza, Juan de. Semana santa injusticias que intervinieron en la muerte de Christo Nuestro Redemptor. [8], 235, [1] leaves. 4to, later calf, minor wear; edges tinted, minor staining to a few leaves; early owners' signatures on half-title recto and verso. México: Francisco Robledo, [1644]

Additional Details

first edition of an important work by the famed Bishop of Puebla. Medina, México 584; Palau 209663 ("impreso mejicano de gran rareza"). None known at auction since 1889, though the dealer Lathrop Harper offered an inferior copy in 1975.