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Les merveilles des Indes Orientales et Occidentales, ou Nouveau traitté des pierres precieuses & perles […]

by Robert de Berquen (1636-1713)

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Published
1661
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FIRST EDITION
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Jewelry as a sign of colonial dominance: wearing the wealth of the West and East Indies Robert de Berquen (1636 – 1713). Les merveilles des Indes Orientales et Occidentales, ou Nouveau traitté des pierres precieuses & perles […]. Paris, Christophe Lambin pour l'auteur, 1661. 4°. [16], 1-80, 79-112 pp. With an engraved portrait of Anne Marie Louise d'Orleans by Larmessin dated 1664 facing the… Read more
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In the name of God amens Thomas Gunston of the parrish of St. Georges in the Island of Barbados […]

by Thomas Gunston (?-1683)

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Published
July 6th 1683
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Will of an early Barbados sugar plantation owner, 1683. Thomas Gunston (?-1683). In the name of God amens Thomas Gunston of the parrish of St. Georges in the Island of Barbados […]. Saint George, Barbados, July 6th 1683. Folio (40x32 cm.), Amsterdam watermarked laid paper sheet, folded 4 times. Manuscript in ink. [2] pp. Thomas Gunston,… Read more
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by Guillermo Lobé (1785-1883)

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Published
June 18, 1827
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Confidential diplomatic letter, laying out the opportunities for a new Dutch-Cuban sugar trade company Guillermo Lobé (1785-1883). [Autograph letter signed]. Havana, June 18, 1827. 4to. 13, [3 blank] pp. Ink on laid paper, with a watercolour drawing on a larger 4to loose wove paper sheet dated 1827. Important confidential manuscript letter by the Dutch-Spanish diplomat Guillermo Lobé, in which he lays out the commercial and… Read more
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Libro, de la Monteria que mando escrevir el muy alto y muy poderoso Rey Don Alonso de Castilla, y de Leon, ultimo deste nombre.

by Gonzalo Argote de Molina (1548-1596)

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Published
1582
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FIRST EDITION
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First book on hunting in America and Spain Gonzalo Argote de Molina (1548-1596). Libro, de la Monteria que mando escrevir el muy alto y muy poderoso Rey Don Alonso de Castilla, y de Leon, ultimo deste nombre. Seville, Andrea Pescioni, 1582. Folio (29x19 cm). 2 parts in 1 volume. [6], 91, 23 (as 1-13, 9, 17-25), [1 blank] ll. With the woodcut arms of… Read more
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