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Arte de la lengua general de los indios del Peru

Roxo Mexia y Ocón, Juan, 1602–
Lima: por Iorge Lopez de Herrera, en la calle de la Carcel de Corte, 1648


Digital facsimile

36 unnumbered pages, 87 leaves, 1 unnumbered leaf : illustrations (coat of arms) ; 16 cm (8vo.)

"This grammar, which reveals a fundamentally religious perspective, had a decidedly pedadagogical goal. It is written as a guide to students and beginners in Quechua."--Libreria De Antaño, bookseller.

"Con licencia."

Dedicated (page [3]) to Pedro de Toledo y Leyba, marqués de Mancera.

On verso of title page: Coat of arms of Pedro de Toledo y Leyba, Marques de Macera, printed to face dedication.

Errata: page [30].

Title and dedication on page [3] printed within ornamental woodcut border; woodcut printer's ornaments on title page; head and tail pieces; initials.

Leaf 1 called Fol. 1.





Quechua language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- Spanish.; Quechua language -- Grammar.; Indians of South America -- Peru -- Languages.