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    Sale 2486 | Lot 478
    Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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    • Sale 2486 Lot 478

      (MEXICAN IMPRINT--PUEBLA?) [Roxas, Alonso de.] Al Rey Nuestro Senor . . . en satisfacion de un libro de el visitador Obispo D. Juan de Palafox. 278 pages plus final blank. 4to, later stiff vellum, minor soiling, slightly bowed; early wastepaper flyleaf, minor dampstaining to early leaves, minor wear, minor worming. [Puebla or Mexico, circa 1650]

      Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

      first edition of a work on the ecclesiastical disputes which roiled New Spain in the 1640s, centered around Bishop Palafox. "Publicado en nombre de el Dean y Cabildo de su Iglesia Catedral de la Puebla de Los Angeles." Medina, BHA 6837; Palau 4329 and 209627; Sabin 73620.


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