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    Sale 2486 | Lot 485
    Price Realized: $5,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2486 Lot 485

      (MEXICAN IMPRINT--PUEBLA.) Quintana, Augustin de. Confessonario en lengua Mixe, con una construccion de las oraciones de la Doctrina Christiana. [16], 148, [4] pages including closing full-page woodcut. 4to, contemporary vellum, minor wear; minimal dampstaining and foxing. Puebla: Viuda de Miguel de Ortega, 1733

      Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

      first edition. "Quintana was a native of Oajaca, and labored for 28 years as a missionary among the Mijes Indians, whose difficult dialect he perfectly mastered'--Sabin 67320. The Mixe language is still spoken by approximately 90,000 residents of Oaxaca today. Medina, Puebla 399; Palau 244703. None known at auction since a Swann sale, 4 May 1972, lot 208.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $5,250