Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 404

Price Realized: $ 875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(MEXICO--1785.) Ramírez, Antonio de Guadalupe. Breve compendio de todo lo que debe saber, y entender el christiano . . . dispuesto en lengua othomi. [18], 80 leaves. 4to, later cloth-backed boards, moderate wear, coming detached from text block; first errata page pasted over with a blank leaf as issued, lacking the folded "Epitome" broadside which occasionally accompanies this work. México: Herederos del Joseph de Jáuregui, 1785

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A guide to the Otomi language, still spoken by hundreds of thousands of people across a wide swath of southern Mexico. The Otomi alphabet is demonstrated throughout. Medina, México 7585; Palau 246641; Pilling 3174; Sabin 67637. Not known at auction since 1995.