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Title: Doctrina Cristiana con su breve declaración por preguntas y respuestas
Creator: Gaspar Astete
Publication Info: Santa Fe de Bogota : C.B. Espinosa, C. Nicomedes Lora, 1815.

Summary: This booklet provides religious prayers, questions, and answers relating to Christian doctrine. There are some engaging images in this doctrina, including an image of a ship on the title page.
Historical Notes: This booklet was printed by two of the early important and influential printing presses in Colombia led by C. B. Espinosa and Nicromedes Lora. Their co-publication of the item reflects the growth of independent presses and their collaboration in early printing in nineteenth-century Colombia. Also, this booklet is a doctrina, a religious devotional that provided doctrinal discussion for its readers. The type and subject of the booklet reflects the emphasis of early printing on religion, as well.

Subject(s): Early printed books -- Colombia -- 19th century
Printing presses -- Colombia -- 19th century
Catholic Church -- Colombia -- Doctrines -- 19th century

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: NA
Record Number: 639