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Hacienda Manuscript from Oaxaca by Various authors

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 hands with seals stamped or emboss...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$15,000.00


Historia de Yucathan. by López de Cogolludo, Diego

Madrid: Juan Garcia Infanzon, 1688. Folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [1 of 15] ff., 760 pp., [16] ff. In this account of the conquest and Spanish settlement of the Yucatan, López de Cogolludo, a Franciscan missionary and administrator originally from Alc...

From Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M)

$9,250.00


XOCHITL IN CUICATL FLOWER AND SONG by Rivera, Gustavo Ramos

San Francisco, California:: Aurobora Press,, 1992.. Edition of 25. This suite of ten is issued in a numbered edition of 25, plus two publisher's proofs, one artist's proof, one museum proof, and one archival proof. Total impressions: Thirty suite...

From Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers, LLC

$8,500.00


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

37 volumes. 6 volumes bound in red cloth with original wrappers bound in, the other volumes bound in wrappers. Various sizes from Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 7") to octavo (8" x 6") From the library of George M Foster. Handbook of Middle American Indians, volu...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$8,000.00


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...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$7,500.00


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)

[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 differently, but this copy has the usual 3-pa...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$5,000.00


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

[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 Espana, Segun...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$4,500.00


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...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$4,250.00


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/...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$3,750.00


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...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$3,600.00


Historia, di Don Ferdinando Cortes, marchese della Valle, capitano varlorosissimo. by Lopez de Gomara, Francisco

In Venetia: per Giouanni Bonadio, 1564. 8vo. [8], 354 of 356 ff. (lacking fol. 1 and final blank). Following the achievement of the conquest of Mexico, Cortés did not know how to stop and rest on his laurels: He sought greater fame and honor and to...

From Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M)

$3,500.00


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 by J...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$3,250.00


Historia, di Don Ferdinando Cortes, marchese della Valle, capitano varlorosissimo. by Lopez de Gomara, Francisco

Venetia: Per Francesco Lorenzini da Turino, MDLX [1560]. 8vo (15 cm; 5.75"). [11 of 12], 348 ff. (lacks the title-leaf). Following the achievement of the conquest of Mexico, Cortés did not know how to stop and rest on his laurels: He sought gr...

From Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M)

$3,200.00


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

Volumes I, II, III and VI and Appendix I of 6. xiii, [2], 556 pages with frontispiece, illustrated with a very large folding panorama of Santiago, Chile, with some hand-tinting view in color, figures, tables, color plate, four lithographic plates, 8 engra...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$3,125.00


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