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Remote Beyond Compare: Letters of don Diego de Vargas to His Family from New Spain and New Mexico, 1675-1706 by  ed Don Diego de Vargas; John L. Kessell - First Edition, First Printing - 1989 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

Remote Beyond Compare: Letters of don Diego de Vargas to His Family from New Spain and New Mexico, 1675-1706

by Don Diego de Vargas; John L. Kessell, ed

Condition: Near fine


Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. Leatherette. Near fine. Very near fine first edition, as stated. Appears unread. Blue leatherette boards with red and gold stamping. Speckle decorated top edge. Inner corner of back cover has a tiny rub at binder's fold. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near front hinge. Otherwise fine, clean and bright. 596 pp. including index. Octavo.


  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 199
  • Title: Remote Beyond Compare: Letters of don Diego de Vargas to His Family from New Spain and New Mexico, 1675-1706
  • Author: Don Diego de Vargas; John L. Kessell, ed
  • Format/binding:Leatherette
  • Book condition: Used - Near fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: University of New Mexico
  • Place: Albuquerque
  • Date published: 1989
  • Keywords: america, spain, conquistador, west, new world
  • Bookseller catalogs: Spanish Conquest;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies);

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