La penitencia a traves de la civilizacion. Josué Trujillo.

With Handwritten Corrections

La penitencia a traves de la civilizacion

Notes: A pamphlet, in Spanish, in support of the New Mexico penitentes, a group of lay Catholics who practice self-flagellation during pilgrimage walks. Trujillo offers an explanation of the practice, defines terms, and gives a history of the group in New Mexico. Uncommon, with six copies recorded in WorldCat.

16 pages, including ads for businesses in Santa Fe. 4 by 7 inches.

Edition + Condition: A fine copy in wrappers. With handwritten corrections on three pages, including a three-line insert concerning Taos, New Mexico.

Publication: Santa Fe, NM: (the author), 1947.

Item No: #35479

Price: $50