[MEXICO]. Officium proprium in festo S. Ioannis Nepomuceni... Mexico: Valdes, 1828.

$ 670.00

Small 12mo., (5 6/8 x 4 inches). Engraved frontispiece of St. John of Nepomuk, by Jose Mariano Navarro (1742-c. 1809) (fore-edge a little frayed). Original purple paste-paper wrappers (slight curling).

First edition. With the charming frontispiece by Navarro, best known for engraving the first map to bear the name California (in “Historia de Nueva Espana” by Francisco Lorenzana, archbishop of Mexico).

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