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Arte de la lengua moxa : con su vocabulario, y cathecismo

Marbán, Pedro, 1647-1713
[Lima, Peru]: En la Imprenta Real de Joseph de Contreras, [1701 or 1702]


Digital facsimile

[16], 664, 142, [22], 163-202, [2] p. (last p. blank) ; 16 cm. (8vo)

Page 1 (2nd and 3rd count) called "Fol. I."

1701 has frequently been given as the date of this work: the "licencias" are dated 15 and 17 December 1701; the date 1702 appears in the caption title to the "Cartilla, y doctrina cristiana en lengua moxa" (p. [3] (4th count).

Includes, with separate pagination and signatures but without separate title page: Cathecismo menor en lengua española, y Moxa and Cathecismo mayor en lengua española, y Moxa (caption title) (163-202 p. [3rd count]); without separate title page, pagination, or signatures: Algunas aduertencias tocantes al valor del matrimonio entre los indios recien convertidos (p. [1]-[2] [4th count]); and with separate signatures but without separate title page and pagination: Cartilla, y doctrina cristiana en lengua moxa, impressa con licencia de los superiores en la Ciudad de los Reyes por Ioseph de Contreras impressor real año 1702 (caption title) (p. [3]-[22] [4th count]).

The Houghton Library copy contains hand-stamped additions in the margins of p. 83, 84, and 88 (2nd count).

In Spanish and Mojo.



Spanish, South American Indian (Other)


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