Lossa, Alonso; Diego Mexia

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Alonso; Diego Mexia Lossa M P0434

Instrument(s) Professional group Social status Social sphere Why is the person listed?
vihuela Bookseller Mercantile Urban

Years active Place active Century Region
1576 Sevilla América 16cent/3/late America
Biographical information

The Mexican bookdealer Alonso Lossa ordered books from Sevillian dealer Diego Mexia in 1576 to a total value of 16,520 reales. This order included two copies of Fuenllana OL at 16 reales each. Quoted by schöner1999, p. 47, from Irving Leonard, Books of the Brave: being an account of books and of men int the Spanish Conquest and settlement of the sixteenth-century New world. Cambridge, Mass.:Harvard University Press, 1949; rpt Berkley: University of California Press, 1992. 205-211 and 342-350. The Fuenllana books are cited on p. 345.

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schöner1999 Schöner, Oliver. Die Vihuela de mano im Spanien des 16. Jahrhunderts. Europäsiche Hochschulenschriften, vol 198. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1999. 47, 345