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1625 [i.e.1626]. Manila [i.e. México]. Colegio de S. Thomas de Aquino, por Thomas Pimpin. 8vo (188 x 126 mm). 4 ff. (title page with woodcut arms of the Franciscans), 64 ff. (of 70ff., full details below). Fine dark blue morocco gilt signed Brugalla, 1956, in excellent condition. Excellent copy, light toning overall.- An absolute bibliographical rarity, acontrefaconprinted in Mexico, but giving it as a Manila impression by Pimpin; this is the “third” edition, following a complicated printing history between Manila and Mexico -see below. An extremely rare book. García identifies 3editions between 1625-1626 as follows: First Edition: Manila, 1625 issued after the first 88 pages of the edition below were sent to Mexico.: See Retana Orígenes Nº 30. 4ll. 136pp. Second Edition:(hybrid edition Manila and México 1625-1626). First 88 pages completed by Thomas Pimpin in Manila at the Dominican printing press, sent by ship to Mexico andcompleted there in 1626 as shown in title page on p.89.4 unnumbered leaves + 158pp. Third Edition: entirely reprinted in Mexico in 1626 but with a false place of publication (Manila) shown by its title page which is reproduced by Retana.This is the one with 4 ff. and text up to f.57, followed by Actos and Actae. 4 ff. unnumbered + 70f f. Our copy corresponds to this edition although it lacks the Actae in Latin. Bibliographers are not agreed as to whether the first edition is the complete Manila edition of 1625 or the hybrid Manila-Mexico of 1625-1626 (see summary of debate by García). García concludes that accord … [Click Below for Full Description]
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