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    Sale 2488 | Lot 270
    Price Realized: $18,750With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2488 Lot 270

      SAN ANTONIO, JUAN FRANCISCO DE. Chrónicas de la Apostólica Provincia de S. Gregorio de Religiosos Descalzos de N.S.P.S. Francisco en las Islas Philipinas, China, Japon, &c. [64], 782, [42]; [30], 579, [65]; [40], 839, [113] pages, including engraved plate by Laureano Atlas in Volume 3 depicting the 1597 martyrdom of 23 Franciscan missionaries in Japan. Printed on Asian paper. 3 volumes. Folio, 303x215 mm, contemporary limp vellum with spine titles in ink, lacking ties, hole through Volume 1 front cover; contents toned, marginal dampstaining on opening leaves in Volume 1, portion of blank outer margin of title torn off, clean tear in I1 and L2, 3 lines of text excised from bottom of outer column on 2G1, narrow strip excised from blank outer margin of 3Y1, repair in blank lower margin of 3Y2, Volume 3 contents dampstained along bottom edges. Ownership inscription of Brother Josef Dionisio Lara dated 1797 on last page in Volume 1; ownership inscription of the Convento de San Diego de México on title verso in Volume 2, with branded ownership mark of the Franciscan Convento de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe de Valladolid (CCMF/BF-12020) on top, fore, and bottom edges; ownership inscription of the Franciscan Convento de Santa María Magdalena de San Martín Texmelucan, Puebla, on front endpaper of Volume 3, and their branded ownership mark (CCMF/BF-12061) on top edges. Sampaloc: Imprenta del Convento de Nuestra Señora de Loreto por Juan del Sotillo, 1738-41-44

      Estimate $6,000 - 9,000

      first edition of a history of the Franciscan mission to the Far East. Medina/Manila 202; Palau 289961; Streit VI, 981.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $18,750