Mexico: Editorial Salvador Chávez Hayhoe 8vo. 4 vols.. 1945 20th-century printing of the important first edition of 1870 edited by Joaquin Garcia Icazbalceta of Mendieta's classic and foundational 16th-century work on the church in the New World. The history remained in manuscript, with several copies known, and unpublished until Garcia Icazbalceta obtained one of the manuscript copies. Contents: I. Noticias del autor y de la obra, por Joaquín Garcia Icazbalceta. Tabla de correspondencias entre la Historia eclesiastica indiana, y la Monarquía indiana de fr. Juan de Torquemada. Libro l trata de la instruccion del Evangelio en la isla española y sus comarcas, que primeramente fueron descubiertas. Libro 2 trata de los ritos y costumbres de los indios de la Nueva España.--II. Libro 3 en que se cuenta el modo como fue introducida la fe de Nuestro Señor Jesucristo entre los indios de la Nueva España.--III. Libro 4 trata del aprovechamiento de los indios de la Nueva España y progreso de su conversión.--IV. Libro 5. 1. pte. Las vidas de los claros varones, apostólicos obreros de esta nueva conversión, que acabaron en paz con muerte natural. 2. pte. trata de los frailes menores que han sido muertos por la predicación del Santo Evangelio en esta Nueva España.
Original wrappers. Pages browning, as usual, because of the quality of the paper used. Very good. (Inventory #: 36720)
The Arsenal, #4 - 2375 Bridge Street
Philadelphia, PA 19137
Early Books of Europe and the Americas - Other Rarities as Chance May Supply, with an emphasis on "books that are interesting for more than one reason"! Our SessaBks division, named after PRB&M's old original Shopcat, additionally offers the good used, the "medium rare," the material "later or lesser" than PRB&M's usual rare, antiquarian offerings, with many of Sessa's books being discoverable *only* by old-fashioned eyes-and-hands-on browsing - not all are, or ever will be, listed anywhere online.
Shipping & Return Policies
Everything is guaranteed to be as described, everything offered is subject to prior sale, everything is sold as on approval; all prices are net, with postage, handling, and insurance extra. Unless we are otherwise instructed, delivery in the U.S. is typically by USPS priority mail on orders $300 and under and by UPS ground service on orders over that, with overnight or second-day delivery readily arrangeable at an additional charge; shipment abroad is by USPS air mail service. Anything sent may be returned for any reason within 5 days of receipt, although prior notice is required and the returned item must be packed according to our instructions; credit will be applied when the item has arrived back at PRB&M in the same condition as when shipped and will include postage both ways if the item was misdescribed. Private customers not known to us are expected on first order to pay before shipment; Pennsylvanians (only) will be charged the applicable 8% sales taxes on books and shipping; and institutions may be invoiced as their systems require. VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, PayPal, check, & wire payments are all welcome. Thank you for your attention, & your orders!
You can be confident that when you make a purchase through ABAA.org, the item is sold by an ABAA member in full compliance with our Code of Ethics. Our sellers guarantee your order will be shipped promptly and that all items are as described. Buy with confidence through ABAA.org.