Henry Stevens, Faculty of the University of Salamanca
Title Paresçer o Determínacíõ de los señores theologos de Salamanca sobre de que no deben ser baptizados los yndios sin examinaciõ estrecha de su voluntad y concepto del d'ho sacramento. Año de Mdxli (Opinion or Determination of the renowned faculty of theologians of the University of Salamanca upon the grand question whether the Indians of America who had been baptized could be made slaves. Year of 1541)
Book Condition Very Good +
Edition First printing
Publisher London Carlos Whittingham Chiswick Press 1854
Seller ID 289
London: Carlos Whittingham Chiswick Press, 1854. First printing. Leather_bound. Very Good +. Londres [London]: Carlos Whittingham Chiswick Press por H. Stevens, Morley’s Hotel, 1854, first edition in print, limited to 100 copies. Bound into drak green leather boards with bright gilt cover titles and decorations, original endpapers adhered to the bound endpapers in light green with gold stars, 7 1/8 by 9 1/4-inches, not paginated, iv, 8 pp. including colophon. One is a series of first printings of 16th century letters; includes a two-page introduction in English by Henry Stevens, the American book collector and bibliographer, followed by the text in Latin. Wear to the corners and edges of the boards with some light scuffing and scratches to the upper cover; the interior shows only light foxing (a bit heavier on the final page) with no writing or other marks. A truly scarce copy. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member IOBA) is an open shop located in Sand Lake, Michigan, with 15 years of experience offering fine books for discriminating readers. First Edition.