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DICIONARIO YORUBA (NAGO) - PORTUGUES by EDUARDO FONSECA JUNIOR

NEW ~ light shelf wear. 436 pp. 1.5 lbs.…

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$125.00


CODICE DE TEPETLAOZTOC (CODICE KINGSBOROUGH) ESTADO DE MEXICO by PERLA VALLE P

NEW ~ Fine. Two volumes in slipcase. Vol. 1, papercover, 293 pp. Vol 2, hardcover, facsimile of codex. SPANISH / ESPANOL 2000 ejemplares / edition of 2000. History of the encomienda and governors of Tepetlaoztoc; maps relating to the geographical limits a…

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$335.00


JUAN GERSON, PINTOR INDIGENA DEL SIGLO XVI ~ SIMBOLO DEL MESTIZAGE ~ TECAMACHALCO PUEBLA by RAFAEL CARRILLO AZPEITIA (INTRODUCCION)

NEW ~ Portfolio in slipcover. Sixteenth-century Biblical images painted by the indigenous nahuatl-speaker Juan Gerson in the Franciscan church at Tecamachalco, Puebla, Mexico: Eleven pages of introductory text, twenty-one color plates, nine black-and-w…

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$110.00


GRAMATICA RARAMURI by DAVID BRAMBILA, S.J

NEW ~ 644pp. Brief preface by Zacarias Marquez Terrazas, Departamento de Investigacion Historica de la Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua, 2010. David Brambila, S.J. colaboracion de Jose Vergara Bianchi, S.F. Preface to first ed. Norogachi, 1953. Eighty ch…

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$165.00


TORTILLAS CEREMONIALES ; YA HMEE XA NSUNDA ; CEREMONIAL TORTILLAS by KARINA JAZMIN JUAREZ RAMIREZ

NEW ~ Includes DVD. Fascinating ethnographic study of the Otomi (Comonfort and San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico) festive practice of printing colorful religious symbols on tortillas. Texts based on interviews. Coleccion Arte y Culturas Populare…

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$75.00


LA QUERELLA POR EL PULQUE by RODOLFO RAMIREZ RODRIGUEZ

NEW ~ ". . . un recorrido por la historia de una agroindustria mexicana, la industria pulquera, que paso de una epoca de esplendor, al finalizar el siglo XIX y en la primera decada del siglo XX, a su ocaso como gran negocio, hacia 1930, influyendo en ello…

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$55.00


EL CONVENTO DE YANHUITLAN Y SUS CAPILLAS DE VISITA by ALEJANDRA GONZALEZ LEYVA, COORD.; JORGE ALBERTO MANRIQUE, PRESENTACION; RIE ARIMURA AND ELSA ARROYO LEMUS, INVESTIGADORAS; ET AL

NEW ~ Very Fine. 419 pp. Color and B&W photographs and architectural plans. Bibliography. 500 ejemplares / an edition of only 500. SPANISH / ESPANOL. Monograph on the impressive sixteenth-century religious complex at Yanhuitlan, in the Mixteca region of O…

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$235.00


VOCABULARIO DE LA COCINA LIMENA , HISTORIA Y TRADICION by AIDA TAM FOX

NEW ~ Winner Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. Edicion y prologo Juan Ortiz Benites. Beautifully illustrated history of cuisine and cooking terms in Peru, especially Lima, drawing on literature and song (including "La Cancion de la Chicha"). Illus. 174 pp. …

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$100.00


TEOTIHUACAN : CERAMICA, CRONOLOGIA Y TENDENCIAS CULTURALES / CERAMICS, CHRONOLOGY AND CULTURAL TRENDS by EVELYN CHILDS RATTRAY

NEW ~ Bilingual English and Spanish analysis of ceramics and cultural trends in the chronology of Teotihuacan. Shelf worn, minor creases. Price in pencil and Alla stamp on front endpaper. 617 pp. plus tables. Illus. Photographs and drawings. Bilingue: esp…

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$165.00


EL CUADERNILLO DE LA LENGUA DE LOS INDIOS PAJALATES (1732) POR FRAY GABRIEL DE VERGARA Y EL CONFESONARIO DE INDIOS EN LENGUA COAHUILTECA by FRAY GABRIEL DE VERGARA; EUGENIO DEL HOYO; LINO GOMEZ CANEDO

NEW ~ Uncut pages. Transcription and facsimile. Introduction with a biographical sketch of Fray Gabriel de Vergara by Lino Gomez Canedo, Academy of American Franciscan History. Apendice: Material linguistico del Confesionario de Indios que no figura en el…

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$225.00


LA PINTURA MURAL PREHISPANICA EN MEXICO V CACAXTLA II & III by MARIA TERESA URIARTE CASTANEDA ; FERNANDA SALAZAR GIL (COORDINADORAS)

NEW ~ Essays on various themes related to the Cacaxtla murals. The books are in excellent condition. The set comes in a cardboard case damaged at top in shipping. Vol. 2 Estudios, ISBN 9786070240638, 425 pp.; Vol. 3 Estudios, ISBN 9786070240720, 441-827 …

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$215.00


OBRAS COMPLETAS by MARIA ROSTWOROWSKI

NEW ~ Near Fine. The first five volumes of twelve by this acclaimed Peruvian historian. ~8 lbs. Weight may result in increased shipping costs. Slight shelf wear. Vol II indentation at top. Price in pencil on front endpaper. Otherwise all are in great shap…

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$215.00


MINILIBROS - IMPERDIBLES 1 by JOSE BALLESTEROS / OSCAR VILLAN

NEW ~ In original plastic wrap. Seven Mini-books in carton box / 7 Minilibros: El pequeno conejo blanco, La gallinita roja, Chivos chivones, La casa de la mosca fosca, La ratita presumida, Garbancito, El pollito de la avellaneda. Cuento clasicos. En espan…

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$55.00


ATOTONILCO by JOSE DE SANTIAGO SILVA

NEW ~ The Spanish colonial sanctuary at Atotonilco, near San Miguel Allende, Guanjuato, Mexico, known for its mural paintings -- a traditional pilgrimage destination, now declared a World Heritage Site. Color and B&W photographs and other illus. 313 pp. E…

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$100.00


DE NOVOHISPANOS A MEXICANOS by TOMAS PEREZ-VEJO / MARTA YOLANDA QUEZADA

NEW ~ Exposicion del Museo Nacional de Historia Noviembre 2009 - Febrero 2010. Color portraits primarily of elites and political figures (such as Benito Juarez) in Mexico showing the transition from Spanish colonial to national identity with essays by the…

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$145.00


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