Jun 21, 2016 - Sale 2420

Sale 2420 - Lot 391

Price Realized: $ 438
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(PERU.) Bound volume of the Mercurio Peruano. 148 issues, #848-997, complete except for the 14-15 March issues, each 4 pages. Tall 4to, contemporary vellum, worn; lacking front free endpaper, first leaf defective, minor dampstaining, minor worming, musty odor, a few blue pencil marks in margins; small inked dealer's stamps on first page and some other pages. Lima: J. Masias, 1 July to 31 December 1830

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The death of Bolívar's close associate Antonio José de Sucre is discussed in the 25 August issue. The controversial comedy "Frutos de la educación" by Felipe Pardo y Aliaga is discussed at length in the 14 August issue, eight days after its debut. Provenance: Peruvian linguist Luis Jaime Cisneros Vizquerra (1921-2011).