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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...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$12,500.00


The Republic of Bolivia 1909, it's history and Government, Topography and Natural Resources, Lines of Travel and Communication, Inhabitants and their Customs - A Confidential never-published report for the U.S. Army with sixteen maps and one hundred sixty-four illustrations by Lieutenant C. Cordier, Army Attache (Lima, Peru)

600 leaves, typed on recto only, bound in original half leather with gilt titling. Six large fold-out maps of the period. Plates composed of postal views with a few photographs laid down. Marbled endpapers, hinges reinforced. 'Confidential' stamped in...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$7,800.00


Historia de las ordenes militares de Santiago, Calatrava y Alcantara […] by CARO DE TORRES, Francisco

FIRST EDITION. Fol., ff. (xvi) 252. Roman and italic letter, woodcut floriated and historiated initials, decorated headpieces and endpieces. Attractive engraved architectural t-p signed "Alardo de Popma me fecit (Matriti)", with standing figures of St. Be...

From Sokol Books Ltd

£3,750.00


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

$4,500.00


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


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...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$4,250.00


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...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$4,000.00


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


Segunda Parte de la Historia General del Mundo, de XV años del tiempo del Senor Rey don Felipe II el Prudente, desde el ano del MDLXXI hasta el de MDLXXXV by Herrera y Tordesillas, Antonio de (1549–1626?)

[xlii]+[blank]+630 pages. Quarto (11" x 7 3/4") bound in original vellum. First edition. He published Historia general del Mundo, written in the time of Philip II and divided into three parts, each of which is divided into books, and each book into chapt...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$3,600.00


Historia, di Don Ferdinando Cortes, marchese della Valle, capitano varlorosissimo. by Lopez de Gomara, Francisco

In Venetia: per Giouanni Bonadio, 1564. 8vo. [8], 354 of 356 ff. (lacking fol. 1 and final blank). Following the achievement of the conquest of Mexico, Cortés did not know how to stop and rest on his laurels: He sought greater fame and honor and to...

From Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M)

$3,500.00


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. Translated by J...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$3,250.00


Historia, di Don Ferdinando Cortes, marchese della Valle, capitano varlorosissimo. by Lopez de Gomara, Francisco

Venetia: Per Francesco Lorenzini da Turino, MDLX [1560]. 8vo (15 cm; 5.75"). [11 of 12], 348 ff. (lacks the title-leaf). Following the achievement of the conquest of Mexico, Cortés did not know how to stop and rest on his laurels: He sought gr...

From Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M)

$3,200.00


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


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