MYSTICA FLOR DE EL SOL TRATADO QUE COMPULSOUN RELIGIOSO DE NNA SENORA DE LA MERCED DE ESTA PROVINCIA DE LIMA (SUNFLOWER MANUSCRIPT)

(Spanish illustrated manuscript)

Publication Date: 1759
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1759. Text is fully in ink manuscript in Spanish rendered in beautiful calligraphic lettering. Fancy title page with hand drawn shield. Hardcover. Octavo (7 x 4-3/4 inches; 18x12.5 cm) 171pp., full vellum. Calligraphic title in brown ink covers most of backstrip. Vellum cover is Good. Text is near VG with a few spots on some leaves. Front inner hinge is cracked, end papers worn and tearing. Very neat and easily legible. Note at beginning of text reads: "Este Libro es fielmente tragladado y pentenece a Fray Pexvacio Ramirez del Sagnado.orden de Senora de la Merced .en Bethlen ano de 1759. " Then in another handwriting: "este Libro es de Juan Y Flint , Lima 1829". Includes one very carefully and artistically rendered 3/4 page original drawing of a sunflower turning its face to the brilliant sun which has a smiling human face. Another page has a large iron cross drawn in the middle of the page. 18th century ink title on spine. A unique and beautiful book. Bookseller Inventory # a50771

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Title: MYSTICA FLOR DE EL SOL TRATADO QUE ...
Publication Date: 1759
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good

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