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AUCTION 19

217. [VIRGIN OF GUADALUPE].  Eight Mexican colonial devotionals in one volume (all but one printed Puebla de los Angeles), including:  Dia doce de cada mes, celebrado con particular devoción en honra, y culto de Maria Sma. jurada por patrona principalìsima de este Reyno en su portentosa imagen de Guadalupe, al fin và puesta una carte de esclavitud à purìsima Reyna, y Señora nuestra.  Puebla [de los Angeles]:  Por los Herederos de la Viuda de Miguel de Ortega, 1773. [16] pp., including full-page unattributed primitive woodcut of the Virgin of Guadalupe.  16mo, contemporary full Mexican sheep, spine gilt decorated and lettered, edges tinted yellow.  Lower edge of upper cover gnawed, slight shelf wear, otherwise fine.  Contemporary ink signatures on most of the devotionals of Catalina de Oriate.

     Puebla de los Angeles edition of a popular colonial devotional. Mathes, Bibliotheca Novohispana Guadalupana (citing a 1774 edition) (anonymous).  Medina, Puebla de los Angeles 885. The Virgin of Guadalupe has been the symbol of Mexico’s spiritual unity for over 450 years. Some other of the devotionals in the volume, all of the same time period, are illustrated with woodcuts or engravings, including Señora de los Remedios, Saint Jeronimo, Our Lady of Ocotlan, Saint Ignacious de Loyola, and Saint Augustine.  ($250-500)

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