Puebla, Pue. , Mexico; Editorial J. M. Cajica Jr., 1967. Hardcover. Item #35115
Original Cloth in dust jacket. 16mo. 259,  pages. 15 cm. First edition. In Spanish. One of 5500 numbered copies. “5, 500 Ejemplares; no 1437”. Biblioteca Cajica de cultura universal 27. 'The Inquisition in Mexico; Stories of the 16th Century'. Consists of biographies of Jews, Marranos, and Crypto-Jews in Mexico persecuted by the Inquisition in the early colonial period: Juan de Leonn (Salomon Machorro) , Dona Maria de Zarate, members of the De Medina family, and others. Boleslao Lewin (1908-1988) was a Polish born historian, taught at the University of La Plata, and at universities in Chile, Mexico, and Uruguay; author of an outstanding work on Tupac Amaru, and many works on the history of Jews in the colonial period, the inquisition, and Jewish immigration to Argentina. Subjects: Inquisition - Mexico. Inquisition. Inquisition. Church history. 1500 - 1599 Mexico - Church history - 16th century. Boards lightly warped from shelf wear, pages lightly aged, otherwise very clean and fresh in good jacket. Good + condition. (SEF-52-3).