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South America.- Indigenous peoples.- San Alberto (Jose Antonio, Archbishop of Rio de la Plata) Carta pastoral... Dirige a Todos los que en el Pasado Concurso han sido Nombrados, y Elegidos para Curas, Buenos Aires, 1791.

 

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South America.- Indigenous peoples.- San Alberto (Jose Antonio, Archbishop of Rio de la Plata) Carta pastoral... Dirige a Todos los que en el Pasado Concurso han sido Nombrados, y Elegidos para Curas,, first edition, signature 4H repeated, erased ink inscription to foot of title, lower hinge broken, later vellum, lacking ties, browned, [Sabin 75976], 4to, Buenos Aires, Real Imprenta de los Ninos Expositos, 1791.

The best and most extensive example of printing at the Ninos Expositos press. Includes important passages comparing the temperaments of the indigenous peoples of Mexico and Peru and their receptiveness to Christian teachings.

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South America.- Indigenous peoples.- San Alberto (Jose Antonio, Archbishop of Rio de la Plata) Carta pastoral... Dirige a Todos los que en el Pasado Concurso han sido Nombrados, y Elegidos para Curas,, first edition, signature 4H repeated, erased ink inscription to foot of title, lower hinge broken, later vellum, lacking ties, browned, [Sabin 75976], 4to, Buenos Aires, Real Imprenta de los Ninos Expositos, 1791.

The best and most extensive example of printing at the Ninos Expositos press. Includes important passages comparing the temperaments of the indigenous peoples of Mexico and Peru and their receptiveness to Christian teachings.

Lot 39

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