Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 374

Price Realized: $ 1,105
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(MEXICO--1766.) Moreno, Juan Joseph. Fragmentos de la vida, y virtudes del . . . Vasco de Quiroga. Portrait plate. [26], 202, [4], 29, [1] pages. 4to, contemporary vellum, moderate wear, library tag on backstrip; later inked and pencil notes throughout; inked library stamp on rear pastedown, small inked "MM" stamps on verso of title and page 52. México: Colegio de San Ildefonso, 1766

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first edition. A life of Vasco de Quiroga, the first bishop of Michoacan from 1536 until his death in 1565, whose influence still continues in the area. With an appendix of his most important work, "Reglas y Ordenanzas para el gobierno de los Hospitales de Santa Fe de Mexico." Medina, México 5099; Palau 181902; Sabin 50611.