TAPIA ZENTENO, CARLOS DE.
Arte novissima de lengua Mexicana.... Mexico: widow of Joseph Bernardo de Hogal, 1753.
4to (200 x 135 mm). , 58 pp. Half-page engraved plate of the dedicatee's arms. Large typographic acrostic of the author's name in a double circle. Modern vellum. Some foxing and minor staining, acrostic leaf (blank on verso) slightly shaved and adhered at margin to following leaf.
Provenance: Frederick Starr ("Lingius Mexicani" bookplate); Estelle Doheny (morocco bookplate, her sale, Christie's New York, Feb 1, 1988, lot 290).
FIRST EDITION. Text primarily in Spanish and some Nahuatl. Medina 4142; Sabin 94353; Viñaza 334.