Mexico: Bibliotheca Mexicana, 1767.
First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Near Fine Condition. Item #046853
Contemporary vellum with ties intact, slight wear and staining to binding, marca de fuego to top edge, generally clean and bright internally; a lovely copy. (10), 128pp. Sabin 94355, Palau VII 11
The first edition of the first grammar and dictionary of Huasteca, a northern Mayan language that continues to be spoken by around 200,000 people in San Luis Potosi and Veracruz. Tapia Zenteno also wrote the Nahuatl grammar Arte novissima de lengua mexicana (1753).
Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Language & Linguistics; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046853.