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    Sale 2468 | Lot 5
    Price Realized: $910With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2468 Lot 5

      ALCIATI, ANDREA. Omnia . . . emblemata. With commentary by Claude Mignault. Title within woodcut border; 210 woodcut text illustrations, comprising 196 emblems and 14 of botanical subjects. [24], 782, [2] pages; lacks T5 (see below). 8vo, 157x100 mm, old limp vellum with spine title in ink and thong catches and remnants of clasps; contents toned or browned, margins trimmed entering title border and some sidenotes. Ownership inscription of the Colegio Apostólico de la Santa Cruz, Querétaro. Antwerp: Christopher Plantin, 1581

      Estimate $200 - 300

      Expurgated copy, inscribed and signed by Fray Juan Domingo Arricivita, with leaf T5 removed, text on adjacent leaves scored, and nudity inked out on a number of illustrations. Arricivita headed the Colegio Apostólico in Querétaro, the first Franciscan missionary college in Mexico; his 1792 chronicle of that institution is an important source for Franciscan missions to Texas and California. See Streit-Dindinger III, 1157, and Wagner, The Spanish Southwest 174.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $910