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    [Mexico]. Francisco Xavier Vasquez. Vida del Venerable Padre y Exemplarissimo Varon el Maestro Fr. Diego Basalenque... Rome: los Herederos de Barbielini, 1761. Second edition.

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    Second edition of this biography of this important authority on Mexican languages. Octavo. xvi, 194 pages. Contemporary full limp vellum, ink title on spine, remnants of vellum ties. Binding wrinkled and soiled, text a bit wrinkled, inkstamp on upper edge of text. Good. The first edition, published in Mexico in 1664 is exceedingly rare. Diego Basalenque (1577-1651) was a missionary from the Order of St. Augustin and was the author of important books about Mexican languages.

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