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    Sale 2486 | Lot 451
    Price Realized: $6,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2486 Lot 451

      (MEXICAN IMPRINT--1645.) Carochi, Horacio. Arte de la lengua mexicana con la declaracion de los adverbios. [6], 132 leaves. 4to, contemporary vellum, moderate wear; lacking front endpapers, minor wear to title page, minor worming, minimal dampstaining, rear free endpaper defective; 1820 purchase note on rear free endpaper, small inked stamps of noted bibliophile Genaro García on title page and final leaf. Mexico: Juan Ruíz, 1645

      Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

      first edition of an important early Nahuatl grammar, compiled by a Florence-born Jesuit. "Illustrates innovative techniques in the use of diacritics to mark the phonological uniqueness of Nahuatl"--A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture. Medina, Mexico II:594; Palau 44870 ("actualmente rarísima"); Sabin 10953.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $6,500