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Lopez, Francisco
El sueño de Joseph en el viage de los Exc. Duques de la Palata, Virreyes del Peru, Chile, y Tierra Firme... en accion de gracias de auer llegado al puerto de Cartagena la armada de galeones
1681. Lima. Luis de Lyra, at Manuel de los Olivos printing house. 8vo, (193 x 140 mm). 8 ff., 17 ff. Spanish modern calf, lettering piece to spine. Preliminary leaves with light damp staining.- First edition.The sermon is given on the occasion of the safe arrival of the Galleon fleet to Cartagena (now-a-days Colombia), and includes first-hand news on the arrival of the convoy. The fleet carried, besides the treasure, the Viceroy of Peru, Duke of La Palata (1681 – 1689), who fought piracy actively, and was responsible for fortifying the Pacific ports´ defences. Very rare, only two copies located on OCLC, and one copy sold at auction since 1968. Medina, Lima 523; Palau, 139972.
Bookseller: HS Rare Books [Argentina]

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