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    Sale 2505 | Lot 260
    Price Realized: $10,625With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2505 Lot 260

      (MEXICAN IMPRINT--1611.) León, Martín de; Fray. Camino del cielo en lengua mexicana. 2 woodcut illustrations. [12], 160, [7] leaves. Small 4to, contemporary vellum, moderate wear; front hinge cracked; moderate foxing, first gathering detached, minor worming, lacking rear pastedown. Mexico: Diego López Dávalos, 1611

      Estimate $6,000 - 9,000

      An early catechism, confessional, and church calendar in Nahuatl, with Spanish on facing pages in some parts. This was the last known book printed by Dávalos, who used the type and press inherited from his father-in-law Antonio de Espinosa, the second printer in the New World (Woodbridge, Printing in Colonial Spanish America, page 26). Medina, Mexico 260; Palau 135423; Pilling 2252; Sabin 40080 ("extremely scarce").

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $10,625