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The Memorial of Fray Alonso de Benavides 1630

by Afonso de Benavides) (c. 1578-1635) translated by Edward E Ayer, annotated by Frederick Webb Hodge and Charles Fletcher Lummis

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1965
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xiii+309 pages with maps to pastedowns and end papers,plates, facsimiles and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover in original pictorial jacket. Foreword by James P Davis. First published in 1916. Published in five languages before the end of seventeenth century. An offshoot of the colonial… Read more
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A Bio-Bibliography of Franciscan Authors in Colonial Central America

by Adams, Eleanor Burnham (1910-1996) signed

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Published
1953
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Better than Very Good
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First
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xxi+97 pages with index. Quarto (10 1/2" x 7 1/2" bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt pictorial cover in original pictorial jacket. Signed by Adams. Foreword by France V Scholes. Publications of the Academy of American Franciscan History, Bibliographical Series, Volume 2. First edition. This bibliography is limited to Franciscan authors who, during all… Read more
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Historia en España de las Indias del Nuovo Mondo (Naufragios) Codex Vindobonensus 5620 Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek, Viena

by Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar (1490-1560)

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1996
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2 volumes. Facsimile of the manuscript kept at the National Library of Vienna. xxiv+2 page folding map+129 pages with illustrated title and additional illustrations. Quarto (12" x 8 ½") bound in original publisher's dark maroon velvet with gilt lettering to spine and cover with bright gilt insignia to cover in original slipcase. Transcription and introduction with notes by Miguel… Read more
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Voyage à la partie orientale de la Terre-Ferme, dans l'Amérique Méridionale, fait pendant les Années 1801, 1802, 1803 et 1804

by Depons, François Raymond (1751-1812)

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Published
1806
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Very Good
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First
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3 volumes. 358 pages with frontispiece fold out map; 469 pages; 362 pages with three foldout plans. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/4") bound in later half brown morocco over marbled boards, the top edge gilt, five raised spine bands with lettering in gilt. (Palau 70507; Sabin 19641) First edition. François Raymond Depons born in Soustons, France in 1751. In 1781… Read more
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Vanishing Art of the Americas

by Pál Kelemen (1894-1993)

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Published
1977
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About very good
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First
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9780802705792
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232 pages with maps to end papers and paste-downs, plates, figures, illustrations and Index. Quarto (10 1/4" x 7 1/4") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original publisher's pictorial jacket. First edition. In the four and a half decades of activity in the field, Pal Kelemen has collected an archive of data and photographs… Read more
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Three Memoirs of Mexican California

by Carlos N Hijar, Eulalia Pérez, Agustín Escobar

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Published
1988
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First
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125 pages with facsimiles and illustrations. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Recorded by Thomas Savage and translated by Vivian C Fisher. Number 36 in the series of keepsakes issued for its members of the Friends of the Bancroft Library. First edition. The three memoirs that follow were created in 1877 as part of… Read more
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A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, From its Discovery to the Present Time

by Joseph Sabin (1821-1881), Wilberforce Eames and Robert W G Vail

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1961-1962
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Very Good
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29 volumes in 15. Volume 1 & 2: A to Bedford xvi+566 pages with Bedinger to Brownell 574 pages; Volume 3 & 4 Brownell to Chesbrough 574 pages with Cheshire to Costa 574 pages; Volume 5 & 6 Costa Rica to Du Moulin 575 pages with Du Moulin to Franklin 573 pages; Volume 7 & 8 Franklin to Hall 574… Read more
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An Essay on the Natural History of Guiana

by Edward Bartholomew Bancroft (1744-1821)

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Published
1769
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Good
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First
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[8]+iv+402+[2 ad] pages with frontispiece. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/4") bound in contemporary calf with six raised spine bands and gilt ruled edges to covers. (Field 70; Sabin 3106) First edition. Edward Bancroft was a Massachusetts-born physician and chemist who became a double agent, spying for both the United States and Great Britain while serving as secretary to the… Read more
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image of La Florida del Inca. Historia del Adelantado, Hernando de Soto, Governador, y Capitan General del Reino de la Florida. de otros heroicos caballeros, Espanoles, e indios

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[xxx]+268+[12] pages with red and black title and index. Small folio (12" x 8 1/4") bound in original vellum with hand lettered title and cover. Third edition. The first edition of the La Florida was published by Pedro Crasbeeck at Lisbon. A reprint of this edition with emendations was made at Madrid in 1723 under the editorship of Andres Gonzalez Baria… Read more
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Moeurs des sauvages amériquains, comparées aux moeurs des premiers temps

by Lafitau, Joseph François (1681-1746)

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Published
1724
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First
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2 volumes. [8]+610 pages with frontispiece, map and 18 plates; [12]+[14]+490+[42] pages with 23 plates and index. Quarto (10 1/2" x 8") recased in original leather with five raised bands with red labels to spine in gilt lettering. (Alden & Landis 724/97; Field 850; Howes L-22; Lande 494; Sabin 38596; Staton & Tremaine/TPL 158; Streeter sale I:121) First edition.… Read more
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Missions and Pueblos of the Old Southwest: Their Myths, Legends, Fiestas, and Ceremonies, with some Accounts of the Indian Tribes and their Dances; and of the Penitentes

by Forrest, Earle Robert (1883-1969) Inscribed by Arthur H Clark

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Published
1929
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About very good
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First
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386 pages with frontispiece, plates, folding map, appendix, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/2") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Inscribed by the Publisher''s Arthur H Clark. First edition. Earle Forrest received a B.S. from Washington and Jefferson College in 1908, although he later said it was a mystery how he graduated… Read more
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The Aztecs Under Spanish Rule: A History of the Indians of the Valley of Mexico 1519-1810

by Gibson, Charles (1920-1985)

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Published
1964
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First
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x+657 pages with frontispiece, 12 maps, 17 figures, 15 plates, appendixes, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/2") bound in original publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. First edition. This is the history of the Indians of the valley of Mexico, one of the two most important indigenous groups in the Spanish… Read more
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image of Americana thebaida. Vitas patrum de los religiosos hermitanos de N.P. San Augustin de la provincia de San Nicolas Tolentino de Mechoacan, escrita por Fr. Matias de Escobar, ano 1729

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xlvii+897 pages with plates and foldout picto-gram. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 7 1/4") bound in half brown leather with raised spine bands and gilt lettering to spine with original wrappers bound in. Edited by Nicolas Leon. From the library of George M Foster. second edition. Matias de Escobar continued the narrative started by Diego Basalenque by drawing on him, on… Read more
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The Conquest of Michoacan: The Spanish domination of the Trascan Kingdom in Western Mexico, 1521-1530

by Warren, J Benedict

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Published
1985
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Near Fine
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First
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9780806118581
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xv+352 pages with map, tables, figures, illustrations, appendices, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 14" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's brown cloth with white and gilt lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. The Civilization of American Indian Series number 98. From the library of Professor George M FosterFirst edition. This book deals principally with the period between the… Read more
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El Triunfo de la Cruz. A description of the building by Father Juan Ugarte of the first ship made in California

by Theodore Henry Hittell (1830-1917)

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1977
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27 pages with title page decorated with an invented armorial shield in four colors and gilt, initial text letter in red and six small line illustrations by Valenti Angelo. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Prefatory note by Oscar Lewis. Signed by illustrator. Limited to 400 copies. The text… Read more
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The Colonial Andes: Tapestries and Silverwork, 1530-1830

by Elena Phipps, Johanna Hecht and Cristina Esteras Martin

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Published
2004
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Very Good
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First
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9780300104912
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xvii+396 pages with color frontispiece, plates, figures, illustrations (man in color), maps, bibliography and index. Folio (12 1/4" x 9 1/4") bound in original publisher's red cloth with silver lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. First edition. When the Spanish landed on the coast of what is today Peru in 1532, they encountered the socially complex, artistically vibrant Inca… Read more
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Espanoles en Xalapa: Migracion e insercion en la sociedad Xalapena 1824-1835

by Maria del Rosario Juan Mendoza

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2009
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First
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9786077764120
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515 pages with photographs, maps, tables, bibliography and index. Octavo (9" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. First edition limited to 500 copies. The author studies these Hispanic immigrants who arrived in Veracruz mainly between 1780 and 1820 in search of investment opportunities and social promotion. For this he analyzed the types of migration, economic activities, family… Read more
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Relacion Sobre La Pacificacion Y Poblacion De Las Provincias Del Manche I Lacandon

by Pinelo, Antonio de León (1589-1660)

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Published
1958
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Near Fine
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Second
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xxxiii+44 pages. Duodecimo (6 1/2" x 4 1/2") issued in wrappers. Introduction by Jaime Delgado. From the library of George M Foster. Number 153 of a limited edition of 225 copies. 2d edition. Pinelo was born in Cordova de Tucuman, and educated in the College of the Jesuits of Lima. He traveled to Spain in 1612 and became attorney of the… Read more
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The Social History of Colonial Spanish History from Latin American Research Review, Volume VII, Number 1

by Lockhart, James (1933- 2014), Karen Spalding, Frederick P Bowser

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Published
1972
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Very Good
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First
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5-95 pages with bibliographies. Octavo (9" x 6") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Latin American Research Review, Volume VII, Number 1. First edition. Articles: "The Social History of Colonial Spanish America: Evolution and Potential" by James Lockhart; "The Colonial Indian: Past and Future Research Perspective" by Karen Spalding; "The African in Colonial Spanish America: Reflections on Research Achievements and Priorities"… Read more
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Datos Historicos Sobre el Departamento de Guanaxuato

by Romero, José Guadalupe (1814-1866)

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Published
1947
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First
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33 pages. Octavo (8 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Edited by Vargas ReaFrom the library of George M Foster. First edition limited to 100 copies of which this is 92. From the Boletin de la Sociedad Mexicana de Georafia y Estadistica, Volume IX, number 2. Published in Mexico 1863, this historical data from the Department of Guanajuato… Read more
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