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    Sale 2486 | Lot 487
    Price Realized: $6,000With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2486 Lot 487

      (MEXICAN IMPRINT--PUEBLA.) Nava, José de; engraver. [Vida de Santa Rosa de Viterbo.] 32 (of 33) plates. 4to, contemporary 1/4 calf over marbled boards, moderate wear, gilt spine title reading "Vida de Sta. Rosa"; front hinge split, lacking first plate, minor wear including small punctures in top margins of each plate, minimal dampstaining and soiling. [Puebla, circa 1800?]

      Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

      An illustrated life of the 13th-century Saint Rose of Viterbo, issued without title page or text leaves. This is regarded as the master work by Puebla's greatest engraver José de Nava (1735-1817). Medina, Puebla page xliv; Palau 187900. 2 in OCLC, and only one other traced at auction (Swann's Mathes sale, 6 November 2014, lot 498).


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $6,000