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    Sale 2488 | Lot 250
    Price Realized: $1,875With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2488 Lot 250

      GAMA, LEONARDA GIL DA [pseud. of Maria Madalena Eufémia da Glória]. Astro Brillante en el Nuevo Mundo, fragrante Flor de el Parayso plantada en el Jardin de la America: Historia Panegyrica, y Vida Prodigiosa de Santa Rosa de Santa Maria. Engraved portrait of St. Rose of Lima. [8], 299, [4] pages. Printed on Asian paper. 4to, 202x148 mm, contemporary limp vellum with thong clasps, lacking catches; contents toned and fragile, scattered marginal repairs, preliminaries and last 2 leaves chipped in outer margin not affecting text, clean tear in C1 and 2E2, small portion of text missing from D2, hole in G1 and O4 affecting a few words. Ownership inscription of Sor María Joachina Rosalia de la Luz, Religiosa de Jesús María de Guadalajara. (Manila: Colegio y Universidad de Santo Thomas de Manila por Thomas Adriano, 1755)

      Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

      first edition in spanish of a life of St. Rose of Lima originally published in Portuguese in 1733. The author (1672-1759) was a Franciscan nun and author of religious poetry and fiction. Medina/Manila Adiciones 520; Palau 102014.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,875