TAPIA ZENTENO, CARLOS DE.
Noticia de la lengua Huasteca, que en beneficio de sus nacionales.... Mexico: Bibliotheca Mexicana, 1767. 4to. , 128 pp. Half-page engraved arms at head of dedication. Period limp vellum, ties.
FIRST EDITION, A FINE COPY. Huastec (or Wastek) is a Mayan language, still spoken by about 150,000 people, primarily in San Luis Potosi and northern Veracruz. This manual was compiled by order of Archbishop Lorenzana of Mexico and includes of Spanish-Huastec dictionary on pp 44-88. Medina 5187; Sabin 94355.