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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

$6,000.00


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…

From Alla

$335.00


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…

From Alla

$225.00


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

37 volumes. Volume I Suma de Visitas de Pueblos por Orden Alfabetico: 332+xi pages with index. Volume II Relaciones Geograficas de Michoacan Peticiones de Conquistadores Corregimientos de la Nueva Espana: 50 pages. Volume II Relaciones Geografricas de Mi…

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$4,000.00


Panama by Willis J. Abbot

This book is an antique but it is in poor condition. The binding is loose and peeling off the spine of this book. The cover is worn substantially on the edged, corners and all over. The previous owners name is written on the inside front board and the fro…

From Revue & Revalued Books

$102.00


EL IMAGINARIO DE LA SEGUNDA INTERVENCION NORTEAMERICANA by BLANCA GARCIA GUTIERREZ, LETICIA RIVERA CABRIELES, EUGENIA RODRIGUEZ AVILA, ET AL

NEW ~ The second U.S. invasion of Mexico (1914) during the Mexican Revolution and its representation in rare photographs, graphics, and art. Excellent visual resource for historians and public museums. Presentacion: Almirante Secretario de Marina Vidal F…

From Alla

$125.00


Carnaval en Huejotzingo by Fernández Ledesma, Gabriel; Tibol, Raquel

Mexico City: Editorial Offset, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. Folio. 52 pp., followed by 80 illustrations, some full-color, some two-page. Bound in black boards stamped in silver on cover and spine, in illustrated dust jacket. Pr…

From Garnet Books

$225.00


Argonauticon Americanorum, sive, Historiae periculorum Petri De Victoria, ac sociorum eius, libri XV. (1647) by Joannis Bisselii (Johannes Bissel); Pedro Gobeo de Victoria

First edition bound in vellum. Munich, 1647. Condition is Good. Primary condition issue is missing spine. Text block binding remains sound. Vellum boards with Yapp style fore-edges and typical vellum warp. Interior has modern stamp (R151) on interior fron…

From Ironwood Hills Books

$415.00


Exposicion que hace el Señor Brigadier D. Carlos Alvear General en Xefe del Exercito sitiador de Montevideo, de su conducta en la rendición de esta Plaza. Vulnerada por las falsas imputaciones de su Gobernador D. Gaspar Vigodet. (Dated 29 November 1814.) by [ALVEAR, Carlos de.]

42 pp., (1) f. with errata. Although Buenos Aires had declared independence, Montevideo remained loyal to the Spanish crown, but from October 1812 to June 1814 the city was besieged by the Latin American patriots. In May 1814 the ambitious 25-year-old …

From Judith Hodgson Antiquarian Books

£200.00


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

2 volumes. [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 Es…

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$4,500.00


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


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. …

From Alla

$100.00


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

Inscribed by author to Lewis M Rutherfurd who was an astronomer, and a pioneering astrophotographer and invented instruments including the micrometer for measuring photographsVolumes I, II, III and VI and Appendix I and II of 6. xiii, [2], 556 pages with …

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$3,125.00


Life in Mexico During a Residence of Two Years in that Country by Calderon de la Barca, Frances [nee Frances Erskine Inglis] (1804-1882)

xii+436+[6] pages. Octavo (9" x 6") issued in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and embossed decorative stamp to covers. Preface by W H Prescott. From the library of George M Foster. First British edition.She was— it is no exaggeration— Mexico'…

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$100.00


History of the Conquest of Mexico, With a Preliminary View of the Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortes, in Three Volumes by Prescott, William H

Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown. Good with no dust jacket; Boards have minor wear, owner bookplates (Fanny . Hazard Bond) on front pastedowns, foxing, musty.. 1851. Eighth Edition. Hardcover. Xxxiv, 488 pp, 509 pp, 531 pp. All three volumes unif…

From Old Saratoga Books

$100.00


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