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Hacienda Manuscript from Oaxaca by Various authors

1764?-1769, Oaxaca, Manuscript. 35 gatherings with approximately fourteen folded folio leaves (12 1/4"" x 10") in each gathering which are now stored in an archival protective sleeve. All hand written generally on recto and verso, but in many different ha...

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$15,000.00


Alain Campbell White Letters to Frederick Gamage by White, Alain Campbell (1880-1951) signed

Alain Campbell White letters to Frederick Gamage cover the years from April 4, 1935 to September 15, 1944. For this ten year period there are 364 dated letters and 28 incomplete letters (lacking front date page). The letters are an ongoing correspondence ...

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$15,000.00


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

37 volumes. 6 volumes bound in red cloth with original wrappers bound in, the other volumes bound in wrappers. Various sizes from Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 7") to octavo (8" x 6") From the library of George M Foster. Handbook of Middle American Indians, volu...

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$8,000.00


De ludis orientalibus libri duo ... and Historia Nerdiludii by Thomas Hyde (1636-1703) editor

1694, Oxford, Sheldonian Theatre. 3 parts in one volume: Part I. (De Ludis Orientalibus. Libri Duo ...) Mandragorias, seu Historia Shahiludii, viz. ejusdem Origo, Antiquitas, Ususque per totum Orientem ... De ludis Orientalium Libri primi ... 36 sheets (i...

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$7,500.00


American Anthropologist by American Anthropologist

120 volumes plus all indexes and supplements. Royal Octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") and Quarto (11" x 8 1/2") issued in wrappers. Early volumes from the library of George M Foster and bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Other volumes from the libr...

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$6,000.00


Schorr, J by Schachkongreß Teplitz-Schönau im Oktober 1922

664 pages with diagrams, tables, plates and indexes. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/2") in original decorative binding. Notes by Grünfeld and Beeker. Includes 214 pages on chess problems which in turn includes a part on retrograde analysis by Kluver. (Biblio...

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$5,000.00


Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade) by Twain, Mark [PSUED Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910)

366 pages with double frontispiece and 174 drawings. Octavo (8 3/4" x 6 1/2") bound in original publisher's full sheep with black and red labels to spine in gilt lettering. Illustrated by E W Kemble. Points: on page 13 the uncorrected 88; on page 57 the u...

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$5,000.00


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

[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 Espana, Segun...

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$4,500.00


Relacion historica de la vida y apostolicas tareas del venerable Padre Fray Junipero Serra, y de las misiones que fundo en la California Septentrional by Palou, Francisco (1723-1791)

[28]+344 pages with facsimile plate and map laid in. Octavo (8" x 6") bound in contemporary vellum. First edition, first issue with "PRO" catchword at end of index.Francisco Palou (1723-1789) was a Franciscan missionary, administrator, and historian on th...

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$4,500.00


The History of a Voyage to the Malouine (or Falkland) Islands, made in 1763 and 1764, under the Command of M. de Bougainville, in order to form a Settlement there; and of Two Voyages to the Streights of Magellan, with An Account of the Patagonians by Pernety, Antoine-Joseph (1716-1796)

[xvii]+294+[3] pages with 7 engraved maps, charts and plans (4 folding) and 9 engraved plates (3 folding). Quarto (10 1/4" x 8") bound in original contemporary speckled calf boards with re-backed spine and six raised spine bands with red label in gilt let...

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$4,250.00


Handbook of Middle American Indians by Wauchope, Robert and Victoria Reifler Bricker (editors)

22 volumes: volume 1, Natural Environment and Early Cultures: viii+570 pages with maps, tables, plates, illustrations and index with some foldouts; volume 2 and 3, Archaeology of Southern Mesoamerica: [viii]+[560]-[viii]+[561]-1084 pages with illustration...

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$4,000.00


Historia de las Indias de Nueva Espana e Islas de Tierra Firme by Duran, Diego (c1537-1588)

3 volumes: xvi+535 pages; 305+[1]-177 pages with Explanation of the Codice Geroglifico of Mr Aubin by Alfred Chavero; 65 full-page engravings drawn from the Duran and Aubin manuscript, collates [1-32]+[1-10]+[1a]+[11a]+[2a-6a]+Aubin Codex [1a-16a]. Large ...

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$3,750.00


A Voyage to the South-Sea And along the Coasts of Chili and Peru, in the Years 1712, 1713, and 1714 Particularly Describing the Genius and Constitution of the Inhabitants, as well Indians as Spaniards: Their Customs and Manners, Their Natural History, by Frezier, Amedee Francois (1682-1773)

355+[9]+index pages 36 of 37 maps and copper cuts of the coasts, harbor, cities, plants and other curiosities (comprising: 14 plates [3 folding], 22 maps, charts or plans [14 folding]). title page printed in red and black. Printed from the author's origi...

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$3,750.00


Viaggi dalla China alla costa nord-ovest d'America fatti negli anni 1788 e 1789 dal Capitano G. Meares : prima traduzione italiana : arricchita di note istoriche-scientifiche di vedute, marine, ritratti, carta geografica ec. by Meares, John (c1756-1809)

4 volumes. [2]+3+[1 blank]+261 pages with frontispiece, four plates and index; [2]+238 pages with three plates (one folding), two maps and index; [2]+220 pages with large foldout map of the pacific and North West Coast of America, one folding plate, geogr...

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$3,750.00


The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy; The Restaurant at the End of the Universe; Life, the Universe and Everything; So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish; Mostly Harmless by Adams, Douglas Noel (1952-2001) inscribed

Small octavos (7 ½ x 5 ) bound original quarter cloth with original pictorial jackets. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 215 pages. Bound in quarter purple cloth with purple gilt lettering to spine over grey boars with blind-stamped pictorial to cover...

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$3,750.00


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