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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


Voyages, Relations et Mémoires originaux pour servir à l'histoire de la découverte de l'Amérique by Ternaux-Compans, Henri (1807-1864)

Henri Ternaux-Compans was one of the first collectors of Hispanic-Americana20 volumes bound in 10. Volume I: Narration du premier voyage de Nicolas Federmann le Jeune, d'Ulm (1557) 227 pages bound with Volume II: Histoire de la province de Sancta-Cruz / p…

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$15,000.00


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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$12,500.00


Manual de administrar los sanctos sacramentos a los Españoles y naturalesdesta Nueva España by Contreras Gallardo, Pedro de

1638, Mexico City, Juan Ruiz. Nuatal language.[8]+147+[5] leaves with Armorial woodcut on verso of title page. Duodecimo (5 1/2" x 3") bound later quarter morocco over marbled boards. (Sabin 16186. Medina, Mexico 502; Palau 60819) First edition.Although n…

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$10,000.00


Commentaria Intres Grammaticae Libos Primaam et Secundam Classem tum Discipulis turn Magistro, Complectentes Hispano Idomate cum Appendicibus ei Itindice Copioso Illustrata by Avila, Francisco de (1573–1647?)

1644, Cuzco, Manuscript[vi]+450+[1 blank]+[19 index] pages. Duodecimo (6" x 4 1/4") bound in period vellum with hand written title to spine. Dedicated to Beato Luis Gonzaga. Original manuscript.The work is attributed to Francisco de Avila. He was curate o…

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$7,500.00


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


Opposition et cases conjuguées sont reconciliées par Duchamp et Halberstadt = Opposition und Schwesterfelder sind durch Duchamp et Halberstadt versöhnt = Opposition and sister squares are reconciled by Duchamp et Halberstadt. by Duchamp, Henri-Robert-Marcel (1887-1968) and Vitaly Halberstadt

112+[1 ad] pages with diagrams and errata laid in. Square folio (12 1/4" x 10 1/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers in original onionskin jacket with a handwritten letter signed by Marcel Duchamp housed in a handcrafted archival enclosure by Octava…

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$7,500.00


Camino del cielo en lengua mexicana: con todos los requisitos necessarios para conseguir este fin, co[n] todo lo que vn [Christ]iano deue creer, saber, y obrar, desde el punto que tiene vso de razon, hasta que muere by Martín de León

[12]+160+[7] leaves with 2 woodcut illustrations. Small quarto (7 1/2" x 5 3/4") bound in original contemporary vellum with hand written title to spine. (Woodbridge, Printing in Colonial Spanish America, page 26). Medina, Mexico 260; Palau 135423; Pilling…

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$7,000.00


Aromatum, et simplicium aliquot medicamentorum apud Indos nascentium historia by Garcia de Orta (or Garcia d'Orta) (1501?-1568)

458+[6]+[blank leaf] pages with numerous woodcut illustrations. Duodecmo (6 1/4 x 3 3/4") octavo bound in quarter leather with five raised spine bands with spine tooled in gilt, over brown boards. Translated from the Portuguese into Latin by Carolus Clusi…

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$6,000.00


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


La Perspectiua, y Especularia de Euclides. Traduzidas en vulgar castellano, y dirigidas a la S.C.R.M. del Rey don Phelippe nuestro señor. Por Pedro Ambrosio Onderiz su criado by Euclid of Alexandria (323–283 BC)

1585, Madrid, En casa de la viuda de Alonso Gomez.[4] (of [6]), 57 (of 60) leaves (with 3 facsimile leaves at end). ii6 (-ll2-3?), A-P4 (-P2-4) with illustrations throughout. Small octavo (7 1/4" x 5 3/4"), bound in period vellum, later end-papers.The fir…

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$5,500.00


Narrative of a Voyage Round the World, in the Uranie and Physicienne Corvettes, Commanded by Captain Freycinet, During the Years 1817, 1818, 1819, and 1820; on a Scientific Expedition Undertaken by Order of the French Government. In a Series of Letters to a Friend.With Twenty-Six Engravings by Arago, Jacques Étienne Victor (1790-1855)

[6]+xxvii+[3, Table of Contents and Directions for Placing Plates]+285; [2]+297+[3] pages with folding frontispiece map and 14 lithographed plates (two folding) Part 2: 299 pages with 11 lithographed plates, tables, in-text red line diagram and appendices…

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$5,500.00


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


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


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