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    Sale 2486 | Lot 454
    Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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    • Sale 2486 Lot 454

      (MEXICAN IMPRINT--1657.) García, Estevan. El maximo limosnero, mayor padre de pobres, grande arçobispo de Valencia . . . Thomas de Villanueva. [8], 85 [i.e. 95], [1] leaves. 4to, later 1/4 calf, minor wear; minor worming, intermittent minor dampstaining, leaf A5 slightly defective; ownership tag of collector and bibliographer José María Andrade on front pastedown. Mexico: Viuda de Bernardo Calderon, 1657

      Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

      The life of Augustinian ascetic St. Thomas of Villanova (1488-1555), Archbishop of Valencia, for whom Villanova University was named. He is named as a saint on the title page, a year in advance of his actual canonization. The author was an Augustinian friar from Puebla. Medina, Mexico II:842; Palau 97857 (calls for 9 preliminary leaves). None others traced at auction.


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