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image of Títulos y sucesiones de la casa llamada de Santa Inés, situada a la entrada de la ciudad de Tlalpan, (Records of Casa Santa Inés in Tlalpan)

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Manuscript leaves numbered 38 through 255, plus 2 leaves of introduction. Folio (12 1/2" x 8 1/2") bound in later quarter calf over green marbled boards. The first page is captioned "Títulos y sucesiones de la casa llamada de Santa Inés, situada a la entrada de la ciudad de Tlalpan," or "Title deeds and inheritances of the house named after Santa… Read more
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A case of serious abuse of a person from the Jesuit Order

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Published
1775
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Very Good
Edition
First
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£1,160.85

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One folio leaf (16 ½" x 11 ¾") folded in half printed on three folds and inscribe on verso of last fold. The document states that as a result of the publication in the Kingdom of Spain of the Order of Expulsion of the Jesuit Order, in which it was requested under serious penalties that they present themselves on the… Read more
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image of El Orinoco ilustrado, y defendido, historia natural, civil, y geographica de este gran rio

El Orinoco ilustrado, y defendido, historia natural, civil, y geographica de este gran rio

by Joseph "Jose" Gumilla (1686-1750)

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Published
1745
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About Very Good
Edition
Second
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£3,869.50

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2 volumes. [48]+403 pages with folding map and plate.. [8]+412+[16] pages with one plate and index. Quarto (7 3/4" x 6") bound in contemporary speckled calf with five raised spine bands and decorative gilt lettering to spine. (Medina, BHA 3376; Palau 111192 ("buena reedición"); Sabin 29275) Second edition, expanded and revised, of the classic 1741 history of the Orinoco… Read more
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Cathecismo romano, traducido en castellano, y mexicano

by Manuel Pérez

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Published
1723
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Good
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First
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£5,804.25

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[28], 248 pages. Quarto (8 1/4" x 6") bound in contemporary vellum. (Medina, Mexico 2719 ("interesante"); Palau 219407; Pilling 2957; Sabin 60912) First edition. A lesser-known work by the author of Farol Indiana, offering a translation of the Roman catechism into both Spanish and Nahuatl. In his "Nahuatl translation", Manuel Pérez often demonstrates that some words are difficult to translate,… Read more
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Manual de administrar los sanctos sacramentos a los Españoles y naturales desta Nueva España

by Contreras Gallardo, Pedro de

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Published
1638
Condition
Good
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First
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£5,804.25

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[7 of 8]+147+[5]+leaves plus 12 additional inserted manuscript leaves. Duodecimo (6" x 4 1/4") bound later mottled calf, lacking title page supplied in facsimile. (Sabin 16186. Medina, Mexico 502; Palau 60819) First edition. This rare and curious Manual contains the manner of administering the Sacraments in the Mexican and Spanish language interspersed with prayers in Latin. The extensive manuscript section… Read more
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Reform and Insurrection in Bourbon New Grenada and Peru

by John Robert Fisher, Allen J. Kuethe and Anthony McFarlane

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Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
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First
ISBN
9780807115695
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£7.74

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xiv+356 pages with maps, tables, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's red cloth with silver lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. First edition. Historians of late colonial Spanish America have tended to encounter difficulties in determining how to interpret political, social, commercial, and economic developments in the vice-royalty of New Granada,… Read more
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La nobleza indígena de Pátzcuaro en la época virreinal

by López Sarrelangue, Delfina Esmeralda (1918-?)

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Published
1965
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Very Good
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First
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£58.04

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289 pages with plates (some in color and folding), maps and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6") bound in original brick red cloth with black label and gilt lettering to spine and gilt pictorial to cover. Form the library of professor George M Foster. Instituto de Investigaciones Historicas Series. First edition limited to 2000 copies. This social and political history… Read more
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Last Will and Testament of a Merchant Leaving his Estate for the Education of Orphan Girls

by Juan de Urrutia Lezama

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Published
1701
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Good to very good
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Manuscript
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£580.43

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18 manuscript leaves. Folio (12 1/4" x 8 1/2 ") stitched, with the first leaf on sealed paper. Capitan Juan de Urrutia Lezama, an alcalde and silver merchant, was a member of the Cofradía del Santísimo Sacramento y Caridad (see lot 336 above). Much of this will describes his 100,000-peso bequest to the Colegio de Niñas de Nuestra Señora de… Read more
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image of Testimonio de las Ordenanzas Formadas para el mas Floreciente Regimen y Gobierno de los Capellanes del Hospital

Testimonio de las Ordenanzas Formadas para el mas Floreciente Regimen y Gobierno de los Capellanes del Hospital

by Jose Rodriguez del Toro

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Published
1776
Condition
Good
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Manuscript
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£967.38

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12 leaves, including hand written title with most leaves written on the recto and verso. Folio (12 1/4" x 8 1/2") loose sheets in manuscript. First leave on sealed paper. ordinance for the chaplains at the Royal Hospital for Indians in Mexico City. A compilation of twenty eight rules expected to be followed by the chaplains at the… Read more
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image of Appraisal and Inventory of 3 Pulque ranches near Zempoala

Appraisal and Inventory of 3 Pulque ranches near Zempoala

by Ms Ignacio Moreno y Pablo

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Published
1783
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Manuscript
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£773.90

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3 manuscript manuscript leaves Folio (12 1/2" x 8 1/2") loose leaves removed from a previous bound item. An appraisal and inventory made in 1783 of three rancheros de pulque in Zempoala, Hidalgo. On the rancheros, maguey cactus was cultivated and its juice brewed into pulque, an alcoholic beverage widely popular in colonials times. Once owned by the late Captain… Read more
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Architectural Practice in Mexico City: A Manual for Journeyman Architects of the Eighteenth Century

by Mardith Schuetz-Miller

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Published
1987
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Near Fine
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First
ISBN
9780816510009
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£1.93

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xiv+137 pages with frontispiece, plates, facsimiles, figures, glossary, bibliography and index. First edition. Internal evidence suggest that Architectural Practice in Mexico City, was written between 1794 and 1812. With the exception of Fray Lorenzo San Nicolas, the author mentions none of the Renaissance builders who had been so influential in previous centuries. Although Fran Lorenzo presented resumes of the teachings… Read more
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image of Don Miguel Joseph de Azanza Caballero de la Orden de Santiago, del Consejo de Estado de S M Virey, Gobernador y Capitan general de esta Nueva Espana y Presidente de su Real Audiencia &c, &c

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Decree by Emperor Paul 1 of Russia declaring war to France Miguel Joseph de Azanza (1746-1826) Don Miguel Joseph de Azanza Caballero de la Orden de Santiago, del Consejo de Estado de S M Virey, Gobernador y Capitan general de esta Nueva Espana y Presidente de su Real Audiencia &c, &c Mexico City,1799. One sheet printed one side with watermark. Folio (17"… Read more
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Dom Pedro of Braganza and Colonia do Sacramento 1680-1705 in The Hispanic American Historical Review Volume XXXVIII, Number 2

by Mario Rodríguez (1922-2005)

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Published
1958
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Very Good
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First
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£3.87

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179-208 pages. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Hispanic American Historical Review, Volume XXXVIII, Number 2 complete issue. First edition. Contents: Dollar Diplomacy in Nicaragua 1909-1913; Review Articles: The General History of the Things of New Spain by Norman A McQuown; Revolution and Liberation: A Review of Recent Literature on the Guatemalan Situation by… Read more
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image of Seville in the Sixteenth Century in The Hispanic American Historical Review Volume XLI, Number 1

Seville in the Sixteenth Century in The Hispanic American Historical Review Volume XLI, Number 1

by Ruth Pike (1931- )

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Published
1961
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Very Good
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First
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1-30 pages. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Hispanic American Historical Review Volume XLI, Number 1 complete issue. First edition. Contents: The Private Contact System of Presidio Supply in Northern New Spain by Max L Moorhead; The Undeclared War of 1773-1777: Climax of Luso-Spanish Platine Rivalry by Dauril Alden; William H Taft and the… Read more
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image of The Role of Azeredo Coutinoh in the Enlighten of Brazil in The Hispanic American Historical Review Volume XLIV Number 2

The Role of Azeredo Coutinoh in the Enlighten of Brazil in The Hispanic American Historical Review Volume XLIV Number 2

by Edward Bradford Burns (1932-1995)

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Published
1964
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Very Good
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First
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145-160 pages. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Hispanic American Historical Review Volume XLIV, Number 2 complete issue. First edition. Contents: Tenentismo in Brazilian Revolution of 1930 by John D Wirth; Military Aspects of the 1930 Brazilian Revolution by Jordan Young; A Revolution of Agreement Among Friends: The End of the Vargas Era by… Read more
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image of Problems of Mexican Ethno-History: The Ancient Chinantla in The Hispanic American Historical Review Volume XXXVII Number 3

Problems of Mexican Ethno-History: The Ancient Chinantla in The Hispanic American Historical Review Volume XXXVII Number 3

by Howard F Cline (1915-1971)

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Published
1957
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Very Good
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First
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273-295 pages. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Hispanic American Historical Review Volume XXXVII, Number 3 complete issue. Contents: British Reaction to the Cuban Insurrection of 1868-1878 by Christopher J Bartlett; Middle Groups in national Politics in latin America by John J Johnson; Two Lost Mexican Books of the Sixteenth Century by Ernest J… Read more
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image of Gorostiza and Texas in The Hispanic American Historical Review Volume XXXII Number 4

Gorostiza and Texas in The Hispanic American Historical Review Volume XXXII Number 4

by Lota May Spell (1885-1972)

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Published
1957
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Very Good
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First
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425-462 pages. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 6") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Hispanic American Historical Review Volume XXXVII Number 4 complete issue. Contents: The Rate of Population Change in Central Mexico, 1550-1570 by Sherburne F Cook and Woodrow Borah; The Anglo-Mexican Claims Commission, 1844-1895 by Alfred P Tischendorf; The Suppressed Dispatch of H U Addington by Bradford Perkins.… Read more
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Manuscript, Requesting bond being revoked

by Andrés Boni y Mallol

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Published
1808
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Very Good
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Manuscript
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One quarto sheet on Papel Sellado (fiscal paper) (11 1/4" x 8 1/4") hand written on both sides. Don Andrés Boni y Mallol, Captain of the Spanish Ship (Barca Española) named Nuestra Santísima Real Carmen (a) la Emperatriz, which departed from Cádiz to Veracruz, when it was on it's return voyage, was captured by a British corsair in front… Read more
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Encomienda or Repartimiento de Indios (Grant of indians for labor)

by Diego Fernández de Córdoba y López de las Roelas, 1st Marquess of Guadalcázar (1578-1630)

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Published
1617
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Manuscript
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Encomienda or Repartimiento de Indios. (grant of indians for labor - Form of slavery of the New Spain) Mr. Juan Bautista de Guemes bought an Hacienda in the villages of Tepexpan and Tequisquitlan, with many oxen and other cattle, which makes labor very hard and plenty, therefore he is requesting that Indians be assigned to him as have been… Read more
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Beatification of Father Antonio Margil de Jesus

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Published
1781
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Manuscript
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Letter. Quarto (11 1/2" x 8") addressed to "Los Eminentes Señores Cardenales de la Sagrada Congregación de Ritos" in Rome with fold envelop with embossed seal. Unique watermarks to paper. Letter sent by the "Jueces Delegados por la misma Sagrada Congregación, en la Causa de Beatificación, y Canonización del Venerable Siervo de Dios Fr. Antonio Margil de Jesús", in the… Read more
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