Don Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora. Irving A. Leonard.

Don Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Item #21554

8vo. x,(2),287pp. Frontispiece portrait of Don Carlos. Blue T-grain cloth, gilt spine title. Neat ownership name dated 1931, a few pencil notations, else a very good copy.


Definitive biography of this New Spain priest, poet, non-fiction writer, mathematician, historian, philosopher, cartographer, explorer, and cosmographer; that is to say, one of the first great intellectuals born in the New World.


Reprinted by the Quivira Society in 1932.

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Price: $50.00

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