Nueva arte de escrevir

after 1639
Pedro Díaz Morante (Spanish, 1565/66–1636)

Place of Publication: Madrid, Spain

Catalogue Raisonné

Bonacini, under 1219; Cotarelo y Mori, II, pp. 66-75; Becker 73; Palau 72708ff.


Overall: 21.6 x 31.4 x 2 cm (8 1/2 x 12 3/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 103 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Madrid: after 1639) Oblong quarto; 103 leaves; modern gilt-stamped marbled brown calf (brown cloth slipcase).

Calligraphic writing samples, author portrait (fol. [24]), decorative calligraphic portrait of Philip IV (fol. [2]).

Madrid: after 1639


Paul A. Struck, New York, from whom purchased ($25.00) by MFA, April 14, 1938.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis