Historia de la singular vida, de el venerable hermano Fray Christoval de Molina

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Author: Ponce de León, Nicolas (1630-?)

Year: 1686

Publisher: Diego Fernández de León

Place: Puebla de los Angeles


[19]+117+[17] pages with several armorial engravings. Quarto (8 1/4" x 6") bound in original vellum with title and date to spine. (Medina, Puebla 101; Palau 231035) First edition.

Brihuega is a municipality located in the province of Guadalajara, Spain and those who came to Puebla were known as briocense. This immigrant community in Puebla produced individuals resound for their for their devoutness and holiness. Among the holy people who have been identified for the seventeenth century, cristobal de Molina, a lay brother of the Augustinian order and Jesuit Nicolis de Guadalajara's father who also was an immigrant from Brihuega. This work is the life of Molina's history in Puebla. (Ida Altman Transatlantic Ties in the Spanish Empire: Brihuega Spain and Puebla, Mexico 1560-1620)


Contemporary vellum, minor wear, nearly detached from text block; moderate foxing; marca de fuego of the Colegio de san Juan in Puebla (BJML-9005) on top edge, and their inscription on title page, missing ties internally very good.

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