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Espinosa, Fray Isidro Félix de
Chronica apostólica y seraphica de todos los colegios de propaganda Fide de esta Nueva España de Missioneros franciscanos observantes: erigidos con autoridad pontificia.
viuda de Joseph Bernardo de Hogal, México, 1746. Extremely Rare Mexicana AND Texana. Contains a History of the Missions in Rio Grande and Texas. .and a Long Biography of the Life of Francisco Cassañas, One of the First Missionaries in Texas.Apparently NOT IN JCB! [Apostolic and seraphic chronicle of all Fide propaganda colleges of this New Spain of observant Franciscan Missionaries: erected with pontifical and regal authority for the reformation of the faithful and conversion of the Gentiles, consecrated to the miraculous stone cross that is worshiped as headline in his first propaganda school Fide of the very illustrious city of Santiago de Querétaro located in the archbishop of Mexico]. In folio (273 x 185 mm.) (80), 590, (22 [of 23]) pp. Cover in two inks. Missing the last index page. Small drill of 3 cms at the beginning (it affects twenty preliminary leaves). Two last index leaves with the outer margin restored, one of them with loss of the lower corner. Early 19th century Mexican leather binding. First edition of this chronicle of the Franciscans, of the Propaganda Fide colleges and their activities in New Spain. On pages 407-409 it contains a history of the missions in Rio Grande and Texas, written largely of Espinosa's personal experiences. It begins in the year 1688, when Father Massanet arrived at the Mission of Santiago that he had founded in the Candela Valley, Coahuila. It details the expedition of Captain Alonso de León and later that of the Marquis de Aguayo. It also contains a lot of information about Father Antonio Margil de Jesús. Pages 260-286 contain a l … [Click Below for Full Description]
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