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Moral y Castillo de Altra, Juan Anselmo del.
Platicas doctrinales de contricion, confesion, y satisfaccion, y dos sermones de penitencia.
Puebla: Impresas en la Imprenta de D. Pedro de la Rosa, 1792. Small 4to. [13] ff., 154, 29 pp. Sole edition of Moral y Castillo's treatise on penance, repentance, and confession. Added to the main treatise are two sermons, the second of which has its own title-page, distinct pagination, and signing by signatures but is integral to the work as a whole. That sermon was for the dedication of a new church: "Sermón que con motivo de la dedicación y estrenas de la iglesia del Convento de Carmelitas Descalzos de la ciudad de Tehuacán en el día . . . 19 de enero de 1783."    Tipped into this copy is an ad hoc frontispiece => engraving of Christ Crucified by M. Schedl of Rome after "Hannibal Carracius," i.e., Annibale Carracci, 1560–1609.         Medina, Puebla, 1242; Beristain, Ii, 297; Sutro pp. 34, 35. Contemporary limp vellum over light boards with evidence of button and loop ties; edges rodent-gnawed in places. Front free endpaper tattered and title-leaf also a bit tattered in the foremargln; a little foxing and scattered brown inkspotting, including to recto of "frontispiece" with a bit of show-through. => A nice old book with an interesting individual addition.
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