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Manual Para Administrar Los Santos Sacramentos..
Mexico: Imprenta del Nuevo Rezado, de Dona Maria de Ribera, 1748. A Remarkable Survival Mid-Eighteenth Century, Mexican Silver Clasp Binding [MEXICAN BINDING]. OSSORIO, Diego. Manual Para Administrar Los Santos Sacramentos… Mexico: Imprenta del Nuevo Rezado, de Dona Maria de Ribera, 1748. First edition. Small quarto (7 11/16 x 5 7/16 inches; 196 x 137 mm.). [xvi], 240 pp. Text in Spanish with some sections in Latin. Title within an ornamental border. Half page woodcut of Saint Joseph on the second leaf. Decorative head and tail-pieces. Some occasional light soiling and mainly marginal water staining to text, otherwise fine. Contemporary Mexican full black goatskin. Covers with elaborate decorative gilt borders, smooth spine elaborately decorated in gilt in a floral design, two original silver clasps and catches on fore-edge. very small and invisible repair to top half inch of front joint, otherwise fine and untouched. A remarkable survival of a mid-eighteenth century Mexican, Silver clasp binding. Exceptionally rare with only six copies located in libraries worldwide: Harvard University, Houghton Library; University of New Mxico; John Carter Brown Library, Richmond, Texas A & M University; University of Texas at Arlington; Instituto Techologico y de Estudios Sup, Mexico. A Manual of the Sacraments of the Catholic Church that was used during a very active missionary period in Mexican history. The final section is the ritual for "De Exorcismis". Medina, Mexico #3907; Palau, 206596.
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