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Hacienda Manuscript from Oaxaca by Various authors

1764?-1769, Oaxaca, Manuscript. 35 gatherings with approximately fourteen folded folio leaves (12 1/4"" x 10") in each gathering which are now stored in an archival protective sleeve. All hand written generally on recto and verso, but in many different ha…

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Historia de las ordenes militares de Santiago, Calatrava y Alcantara […] by CARO DE TORRES, Francisco

FIRST EDITION. Fol., ff. (xvi) 252. Roman and italic letter, woodcut floriated and historiated initials, decorated headpieces and endpieces. Attractive engraved architectural t-p signed "Alardo de Popma me fecit (Matriti)", with standing figures of St. Be…

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Historia de la conquista de Mejico, poblacion y progresos de la America septentrional, conocida por el nombre de Nueva Espana with Historia de la Conquist a de Mexico . . . Sengunda Parte by Solis y Ribadeneyra, Antonio de (1610-1686) and Ignacio de Salazar y Olarte

2 volumes. [xvii]+548+[16 index] pages. Quarto (11 1/4" x 8 1/4") bound in old velum with original string ties still in place. With Historia de la Conquiesta de Mexico, Poblacion, y Progressos de la merica Septentrional, Conocida por el nombre de Nueva Es…

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The History of a Voyage to the Malouine (or Falkland) Islands, made in 1763 and 1764, under the Command of M. de Bougainville, in order to form a Settlement there; and of Two Voyages to the Streights of Magellan, with An Account of the Patagonians by Pernety, Antoine-Joseph (1716-1796)

[xvii]+294+[3] pages with 7 engraved maps, charts and plans (4 folding) and 9 engraved plates (3 folding). Quarto (10 1/4" x 8") bound in original contemporary speckled calf boards with re-backed spine and six raised spine bands with red label in gilt let…

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Papeles de Nueva Espana. Segunda Serie by Paso y Troncoso, Francisco del (1842-1916)

37 volumes. Volume I Suma de Visitas de Pueblos por Orden Alfabetico: 332+xi pages with index. Volume II Relaciones Geograficas de Michoacan Peticiones de Conquistadores Corregimientos de la Nueva Espana: 50 pages. Volume II Relaciones Geografricas de Mi…

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Sanctum provinciale concilium mexici celebratum Anno Domini millessimo quingentessimo octuagessimo quinto, Presidente in eo Illmo. ac Rmo. D.D. Petro Moya de Contreras Archiepo. Mexicano nunc vero ad instantiam et ex sumptibus Ill. ac Rmi. D.D. Ioannis de la Serna Archiep. Mexican. iussu regio editum by Moya de Contreras, Pedro (c1528-1591)

1622, Mexico City, Apud Ioannaem Ruiz. [5]+102+[1]+38+[1] leaves with title page engraved by Samuel Stradanus of Antwerp, but executed in Mexico. Folio (11 1/2" x 8") bound in contemporary vellum. Each source collates the preliminaries of this work differ…

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Historia des Yncas Rois du Peru ... on a joint a cette edition L'Histoire de la conquete de la Florida by Vega, Garcilaso de la El Inca (1539-1616)

2 volumes. [xxxvi]+540+[15 index] pages with title in red and black, frontispiece and ten additional plates, one folding map and index; xxiii+373+[iv] pages with title in red and black, five plates with one folding and two folding maps. Royal octavo (9 3/…

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The Seventeen Years of Travels of Peter de Cieza through the Mighty Kingdom of Peru, and the Large Provinces of Carthagena and Popayan in South America by Cieza de León, Pedro (1520-1554)

[viii]+244+[12] pages with engraved map, folding plan and four engraved illustrations in text and index. Quarto (9 ¾" x 7½") bound in period calf with modern rebacking, original gilt spine leather laid down and ruled gilt edges to cover. Translated …

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The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere, During the Years 1849- '50-'51-'52 by Gilliss, James Melville (1811-1865) inscribed

Inscribed by author to Lewis M Rutherfurd who was an astronomer, and a pioneering astrophotographer and invented instruments including the micrometer for measuring photographsVolumes I, II, III and VI and Appendix I and II of 6. xiii, [2], 556 pages with …

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Segunda Parte de la Historia General del Mundo, de XV años del tiempo del Senor Rey don Felipe II el Prudente, desde el ano del MDLXXI hasta el de MDLXXXV by Herrera y Tordesillas, Antonio de (1549–1626?)

[xlii]+[blank]+630 pages. Quarto (11" x 7 3/4") bound in original vellum. First edition. He published Historia general del Mundo, written in the time of Philip II and divided into three parts, each of which is divided into books, and each book into chapt…

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Compendio gramatical para la inteligencia del idioma tarahumar oraciones, doctrina cristiana, pláticas, y otras cosas necesarias para la recta administracion de los Santos Sacramentos en el mismo idióma by Tellechea, Miguel Joaquín (1787-183?)

[12]+1-9+[1, blank]+1-63, 63, 64-162 [1, blank]+ i-vi [6] pages lacking the frontispiece plate: Retrato del P. Misionero autor de esta Obra Fr. Miguel Tellechea. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5 1/4") rebound in quarter leather with marbled boards. "Grammar in Sp…

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Primer Congreso del Partido Comunista de Cuba: Memorias; 3 Volumes [SIGNED] by [Castro, Fidel], Departmento de Orientación Revolucionaria del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba

Three volumes. White full cloth with gilt lettering on front boards in glossy red, blue, black and green jackets featuring silhouettes of a mass of people with upraised weapons against a Cuban flag. Square quartos. Volume I is inscribed and signed by Fide…

From The Libriquarian, IOBA


La Clase Obrera Frente a la Industrializacion del Pais [Cover title: Mensaje a los Obreros]. SIGNED by Guevara Senra, Dr. Ernesto "Che" [Che Guevara]

La Habana, Cuba: Cuba Avanza/CMQ, 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Small 8vo, original cardstock wraps bound into dark green calf covers, with the title stamped in gilt on the upper board; pp. [3] 4-26 [1]. Original wraps a little creased and …

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Historia general y natural de las Indias, islas y tierra firme del mar océano by Oviedo y Valdés, Gonzalo Fernández de (1478-1557)

Four volumes: cxii+632+[1] pages with five plates; vii+511+[2 errata] pages with three plates (two of which are folding maps); viii+651+[2] pages two plates (of which one is a map); viii+619+[1 errata] pages plus five plates (of which one is a color foldi…

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