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PAREDES, Ignacio de. Promptuario Manual Mexicano, Mexico: Imprenta de la Bibliotheca Mexicana, 1759.
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PAREDES, Ignacio de. Promptuario Manual Mexicano, Mexico: Imprenta de la Bibliotheca Mexicana, 1759.

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PAREDES, Ignacio de. Promptuario Manual Mexicano, Mexico: Imprenta de la Bibliotheca Mexicana, 1759.

4° (195 x 147mm.), engraved frontispiece by Zapata, full-page woodcut arms of the dedicatee (frontispiece with repair to plate mark and shaved at lower margin with slight loss to titling), contemporary limp vellum, ties (ties defective, old dampstaining to upper cover).

A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION of one of the most important and comprehensive works written in the Nahuatl (Aztec) language, the Indian tongue most widely used in colonial Mexico. Medina 4568; Palau 212; Sabin 58575.
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