Sale 2473 - Printed & Manuscript Americana, April 12, 2018
317 317 c (PERU.) Harold, Francis; translator. Lima limata conciliis, constitutionibus synodalibus, et aliis monumentis. Portrait plate facing page 1. , xxxiv, 379,  pages. Folio, later stiff vellum, minor wear; lacking front free endpaper, minor wear to title page, third leaf detached, contents generally clean; marca de fuego on top edge. Rome: Joseph Corvi, 1673 [1,000/1,500] The proceedings of the Provincial Councils of Lima held in 1583, 1591 and 1601 by Archbishop Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo, along with other synods, which helped organized the Catholic Church in America. Translated from Spanish into Latin by an Irish monk. “Volume fort rare”—LeClerc 1757. European Americana 673/105; Medina BHA 1547; Palau 112325; Sabin 30415. None others known at auction since the 1951 Harmsworth sale. 318 c (PERU.) Hoyo, Juan José del. Report on religious education in Tarma province, referencing Tupac Amaru and the Doctrina Christiana. Document Signed by Hoyo as vicar. 11 manuscript pages, 12 1 / 4 x 8 1 / 2 inches, on 3 folding sheets; stitch holes in inner margin, leaves numbered 18-23 in later hand, minimal wear. Lima, 17 July 1783 [400/600] Discusses the ongoing religious education of the Indian population of Tarma, including the use of the Doctrina Christiana (verso of leaf 19)—apparently a later edition of what had been the first book published in South America in 1584. The recent rebellion led by Túpac Amaru II is referenced on leaf 21 recto.