EDICTO EN QUE EL ILUSTRISIMO SEÑOR DR. D. FELIPE JOSEPH DE TRES-PALACIOS Y VERDEJA, PRIMER OBISPO DE LA HAVANA, PROVINCIAS DE LA FLORIDA Y LUISIANA, DEL CONSEJO DE S. M. &c. CORRIGE EN SU DIOSCESIS EL ABUSO, Y DESORDEN CON QUE SE TOCAN LAS CAMPANAS, Y CONCURRE A LA MODERACION CON QUE LA REAL PRAGMATICA REDUCE LA POMPA FUNEBRE
by Trespalacios y Verdeja, Felípe José de
Havana: Curia Episcopal y Real Colegio Seminario de San Carlos, 1792. ,22pp. Quarto. Contemporary marbled wrappers. Minor soiling and wear. Very good plus. An edict by the Bishop of Havana, Florida and Louisiana restricting the use of bells at funerals and encouraging a more reverent atmosphere. Other particulars of enforcing proper behavior are also noted. This first edition appears in Medina, citing only the copy described in Bachiller in 1859. Palau cites only the Madrid second edition. Early imprints from Havana, or anywhere in the Caribbean, are all quite rare. MEDINA (HABANA) 110. PALAU 340351 (2nd ed).
(Inventory #: WRCAM49417)
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