Speculum coniugiorum / aeditum per R.P.F. Illephonsum a Veracruce ... ; accessit in fine compendium breue aliquorum priuilegiorum, praecipué concessorum ministris sancti euangelij huis Noui Orbis.

Author
Alonso de la Vera Cruz, fray, approximately 1507-1584 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
Excussum opus Mexici [Mexico City] : In aedibus Ioannis Pauli Brissensis, A.D. 1556 Idi. Aug[us].
Description
686 p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 21 x 15.6 cm. (4to)

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Notes
  • First manual on marriage according to the laws of the Catholic Church written in the New World, also treating matrimonial customs of the Indians of Mexico.
  • Illustrated t.p. with large woodcut, surrounded by a double frame; imprint statement is at the bottom of the woodcut, within the frame.
  • Colophon: Finitus liber ad laudem Dei Anno partae salutis, Millessimo quingentissimo quinq[ua]gessimo. 7. Calendis Ianua. apud Ioannem Paulum Brissensum calchographum. In insigni, & fielissima Mexicana ciuitate.
  • Signatures: a-2t⁸ 2v⁸(-v8).
  • Includes index.
Provenance
WHS copy is Charles F. Gunther's copy, acquired 11/12/26 from Rosenbach; inv. 563.
References
  • Palau y Dulcet (2nd ed.) 459194 [i.e. 359194]
  • Thacher, II, p. 97 (Miscellanea)
  • Wagner 27
Other title(s)
  • Specvlvm conivgiorvm.
  • Speculum conjugiorum.
LCCN
2005574757
OCLC
60349100
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