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Confessionario en lengua mexicana y castellana : con muchas advertencias muy necessarias para los Confessores

Juan Bautista, fray, 1555-approximately 1613
Sanctiago Tlatilulco: Por Melchior Ocharte, 1599


Digital facsimile

32 unnumbered pages, 112 leaves, 2 unnumbered leaves, 1 unnumbered leaf : illustrations ; 15 cm (8vo)

"One of the first books printed at the convent in Tlatelolco, on the outskirts of México."--Libreria De Antaño, bookseller

"Con privllegio."

Title vignette; woodcut device of the Franciscan Order; on title page verso woodcut illustration of penitent at confession, repeated on leaf 40 recto; woodcut device on leaf 102 recto and at end of Tabla.

Errata 2 leaves at end: "Erratas que se deuen corregir en algunos cuerpos desta obra ..." correspond to Medina's "tirada A," see Medina, no. 152.

Verso of leaves unnumbered.

Numerous errors in foliation.

Last leaf blank.

Spanish and Nahuatl; main text in Nahuatl and Spanish in parallel columns, with black letter type; licenses, Prologo, other preliminary matter, and Tabla in Spanish.



Spanish, Nahuatl


Catholic Church -- Mexico.; Franciscans -- Mexico.; Catholic Church.; Confession -- Catholic Church -- Early works to 1800.; Casuistry -- Early works to 1800.; Confessors -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Early works to 1800.; Nahuatl language -- Texts.