Coleccion general de las providencias tomadas sobre el estrañamiento y ocupacion de temporalidades de regulares de la extinguida orden de la compañia, que existan en los dominios de S.M. Parte quinta.
by Spain. Laws, statutes, etc., 1759-1788 (Charles III).
Mexico: Reimpresa ... por don Felipe Zúñiga y Ontiveros Small 4to (19.2; 7.5"). 76 pp.. 1785 The expulsion of the Jesuits from Spain and its empire in 1767 created a nightmarishly complex bureaucratic system for accounting for everything confiscated from the Jesuits and reporting to the crown on the sale and disposition of all of it, down to => every book in every library! Here in this compendium of new rules and regulations, the fifth in a series, we see that nearly 20 years after the expulsion, the process is still being tweaked and prodded. Searches of NUC and WorldCat finds only one copy (Harvard); the copy reported in the Sutro published catalogue is not findable in its OPAC.
Sewn as issued but lacking original plain wrappers. Worming in upper margins. Oil-like staining at rear, most noticeable on last five leaves. A very good copy.
(Inventory #: 36247)
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