Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 373

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(MEXICO--1766.) [Alegre, Francisco Xavier.] Relacion del funeral entierro, y exequias de . . . Manuel Rubio y Salinas, Arzobispo. Folding plate of the catafalque by Villavicencio (with 2 short closed tears). [10], 155 pages. 4to, contemporary vellum, lacking most of backstrip; minimal dampstaining; small inked "MM" stamps on verso of title and page 52. México: Colegio de San Ildefonso, 1766

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A life of the longtime archbishop of México. The first published work by Alegre, written under the pseudonym Juan Becerra Moreno. Medina, México 5067; Palau 6584; Sabin 50610. None known at auction since the 1881 Brinley sale.