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Novus Orbis, Sive Descriptio Indiae Occidentalis,... Accesserunt & aliorum Indiae Occidentalis Descriptiones, & Navigationes nuperae Australis Jacobi le Maire Historia, uti & navigationum omnium per Fretum Magellanicum succincta narratio. by HERRERA, Antonio de

Amsterdam, Michel Colin, 1622. Folio [370 x 250 mm] gathering 6 parts: (6) preliminary ll. including 1 engraved frontispiece, the foreword, and 2 preliminary ll. of the second text bound by mistake at the beginning of the volume; I/ " Herrera's Indiae Occ…



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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Mexico y sus Alrededores by MEXICO

"The Most Important Work Illustrating Mexico in the 19th Century" (-Mexico on Stone) [Mexico]. Mexico y sus Alrededores. Collecion de Monumentos, Trajes y Paisajes Dibujados al Natural y Litografiados por los Artistas Mexicanos..., Bajo la Direccion …

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Regionum Indicarum per Hispanos Olim Devastatarum Aceuratissima Descriptioninserris Figuris Aeneis ad Vivum Fabresactis. Editio nova Priori longe correctior. by BARTOLOME DE LAS CASAS (1484-1566)

Heidelbergae:: Typis Guilielmi Walteri, 1664., 1664. Translation of: Tyrannies et cruautez des Espagnols, itself a translation of: Brevissima relacion. The text is the same, with the exception of introductory matter, as the Frankfurt, 1598 edition with t…

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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…

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The Natural History of Barbados. In Ten Books. by HUGHES, Griffith

London:: Printed for the Author; And sold by most Booksellers in Great Britain and Ireland, 1750., 1750. Folio 13.75 x 8.75 inches; 349 x 223 mm. [2, title (verso blank)], [2, dedication to Thomas [Hering], Archbishop of Canterbury (verso blank)], vii, […

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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…

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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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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…

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Sanctum provinciale concilium mexici celebratum Anno Domini millessimo quingentessimo octuagessimo quinto, Presidente in eo Illmo. ac Rmo. D.D. Petro Moya de Contreras Archiepo. Mexicano nunc vero ad instantiam et ex sumptibus Ill. ac Rmi. D.D. Ioannis de la Serna Archiep. Mexican. iussu regio editum by Moya de Contreras, Pedro (c1528-1591)

1622, Mexico City, Apud Ioannaem Ruiz. [5]+102+[1]+38+[1] leaves with title page engraved by Samuel Stradanus of Antwerp, but executed in Mexico. Folio (11 1/2" x 8") bound in contemporary vellum. Each source collates the preliminaries of this work differ…

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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/…

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<font color=purple><b>Manuscript</font></b> Censos in the Seventeenth Century

197 leaves. Folio (12 ¾" x 8 ¾") bound in half cloth over beige cloth. This book holds all the closed loans in Puebla in the year 1606-1660. All these loans were handled by Convents or Capellanías. It's an interesting and early item that sheds l…

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Historia, di Don Ferdinando Cortes, marchese della Valle, capitano valorosissimo by Francisco Lopez de Gomara (1511-c1566)

[8]+355 leaves+[Venetia 1564 page] with lists of words in Nahuatl: leaves 299-303. Small octavo (5 3/4" x 4") bound18th-century stiff vellum. (European Americana 564/25; Medina BHA 159n; Sabin 27741; Wagner, Spanish Southwest 2v) Early Italian translati…

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Cedula Real (royal decree) of 1770 Instruccion de Indias (Prohibition of indigenous languages) by Charles III, King of Spain (1716-1788)

Cedula in six leaves, printed on both sides with seal of the King in the last page. Quarto (11" x 8 1/4") housed in hand crafted enclosure by Octavye. First edition. Content of the Cedula. The King attempts to make the Spanish the unique and universal la…

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The Seventeen Years of Travels of Peter de Cieza through the Mighty Kingdom of Peru, and the Large Provinces of Carthagena and Popayan in South America by Cieza de León, Pedro (1520-1554)

[viii]+244+[12] pages with engraved map, folding plan and four engraved illustrations in text and index. Quarto (9 ¾" x 7½") bound in period calf with modern rebacking, original gilt spine leather laid down and ruled gilt edges to cover. T…

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