Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 436

Price Realized: $ 7,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
(MEXICO--1805.) Diario de Mexico. 10 volumes (volumes I-VII, IX-X, and XII), each containing approximately 100 4-page issues. 4to, unmatched contemporary bindings in calf and vellum, various conditions; most with title pages and indexes. México: Mariano José de Zúñiga y Ontiveros, 1805-10

Additional Details

The first daily newspaper in Mexico, founded by independence advocate Carlos Bustamante. It continued publication through 1817. "Rare, even in Mexico, as in the troubles and revolutions that supervened, many of the copies were destroyed"--Sabin 48424. Medina, México 9784; Palau 71882. No bound volumes known at auction. with--13 miscellaneous issues from Volumes XII through XVII, 1810-12, plus two copies of the Diario Extraordinario de México dated January 1815, all bound together in a modern pamphlet binder.