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    Sale 2505 | Lot 261
    Price Realized: $13,750With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2505 Lot 261

      (MEXICAN IMPRINT--1614.) León, Martín de. Primera parte del sermonario del tiempo de todo el año, duplicado, en lengua Mexicana. Woodcut illustrations on title page and elsewhere. [8], 330, [1] leaves. 4to, contemporary vellum made from 2 conjoined pieces, moderate wear; waste-paper endpapers, early inscriptions on title page and elsewhere, minor worming and dampstaining, closed tear across leaf 325; marca de fuego of Convento de San Francisco of San Luis Potosí (BSGI-13003.01) on top edge. Mexico: Viuda de Diego Lopez Davalos, 1614

      Estimate $20,000 - 30,000

      Sermons intended to be delivered in Nahuatl throughout the year, by the author of the better-known Camino del Cielo (above). This was intended to be the first of 4 volumes, but none others were published. Medina, Mexico 281; Palau 135424; Pilling 2253; Sabin 40084 ("rare"). First complete copy at auction since the Phillipps copy in 1986.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $13,750