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    Sale 2505 | Lot 244
    Price Realized: $11,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2505 Lot 244

      THE FIRST BOOK PRINTED IN GUATEMALA (GUATEMALA.) Ribera, Payo de. Explicatio apologetica nonnullarum propositonum. [72], 710, [24] pages. Folio, contemporary vellum, moderate wear; moderate worming, minor dampstaining; unidentified (Mercedarian?) marca de fuego on top edge. Guatemala: José de Pineda y Ybarra, 1663

      Estimate $5,000 - 7,500

      Printing began in Guatemala in 1660 with a handful of pamphlets; we know of no earlier Guatemalan imprints at auction, and this was the first full-length book printed there. Medina, Guatemala 8 ("primer libro impreso en Guatemala").


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $11,250