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Reportorio de tiempo e historia natural de Nueva Espana
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Reportorio de tiempo e historia natural de Nueva Espana

by Enrico Martínez (1550-1632)

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1948
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xlvii+[blank]-317 pages with reproduction, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/2") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Introduction by Francisco de La Maza and bibliography by Francisco Gonzalez de Cossio. Testimonios Mexicanos Historiadores. Enrico Martínez was cosmographer to the King of Spain, interpreter for the Spanish Inquisition, publisher, and hydraulic engineer. The viceroy, D. Diego Fernandez de Cordoba, Marques… Read more about this item
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Manuscript regarding the 14th Division located in Patzcuaro

by Juan Vicente Güemes Pacheco y Padilla, Conde de Revillagigedo (1740-1799)

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Three folio leaves. First one on Papel Sellado. Housed in handcrafted display enclosure. Document sent to Teniente Coronel Don Francisco Menocal, commander of the 14th division located in Patzcuaro. In order to defend the Royal Dominions in New Spain, Militias will be formed, except in the coasts and borders as there are already militias in these areas. Without delay, 16… Read more about this item
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Alabado sea el Santisimo Sacramento. Patente de la Cofradia del Santísimo Sacramento. Patente de la cofradía fundada con autoridad real y ordinaria en el sagrario de esra santa iglesia catedral de Durango

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1795
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Broadside. Folio (16 3.4" x 12") single sheet with manuscript insertions and signatures of society official within a woodcut historiated border. Housed in a hand crafted enclosure. Alabado sea el Santisimo Sacramento. Patente de la Cofradia del Santísimo Sacramento. Patente de la cofradía fundada con autoridad real y ordinaria en el sagrario de esra santa iglesia catedral de Durango, broadside confraternity… Read more about this item
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Noticia de las Sesenta, y Cinco Proposiciones Nuevamente Condenasas por . . . Inocencio XI
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Noticia de las Sesenta, y Cinco Proposiciones Nuevamente Condenasas por . . . Inocencio XI

by Raimundo Lumbier (1616-1684)

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1684
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[10]+125+33+[1] leaves. Quarto (8 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in contemporary vellum. (Medina, Mexico 1312; Palau 143969n) 7th edition. A report on a 1679 papal bull by Pope Innocent XI which condemned (among other things) a more liberal approach to abortion. Condition: Stamp to head end pages, lacking lower ties, hand written title to spine, edge wear with some small chips to… Read more about this item
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Ensayo Bibliografico Mexicano del Siglo XVII
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Ensayo Bibliografico Mexicano del Siglo XVII

by Vincente de Paul Andrade (1844-1915)

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Third
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1971
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viii+803 pages with facsimiles. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 7") bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration to spine and cover. Reprint of the second edition of 1899. limited to 250 copies. Forms, with García Icazbalceta's Bibliografía Mexicano del Siglo XVI (1886) and Nicolás León's Bibliografía Mexicana del Siglo XVIII (1902- ) a continuous bibliography of Mexican literature, 1539-1800. 1,228… Read more about this item
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Fundación del Real y Pontificio Colegio Seminario. 28 de noviembre de 1689
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Fundación del Real y Pontificio Colegio Seminario. 28 de noviembre de 1689

by Eduardo Chávez Sánchez

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1997
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[xx]+179 pages with foldout panel, facsimiles and bibliography. Quarto (11 3/4" x 9") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Limited to 1000 copies. First edition. The Third Mexican Provincial Council of 1585 discussed the foundation of a conciliar seminary for Mexico. In 1592 Philip II of Spain issued a royal decree which ordered seminaries to be founded in all of New… Read more about this item
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Relaciones históricas

Relaciones históricas

by Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora (1645-1700)

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1940
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xxi+179 pages. Octavo (8" x 6") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Selected with a prologue and notes by Manuel Romero de Terreros. Don Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora was one of the first great intellectuals born in the New World - Spanish viceroyalty of New Spain (Mexico City). He was a criollo patriot, exalting New Spain over Old. A polymath and… Read more about this item
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Manual de administrar los santos sacramentos a los Españoles, y Naturales de esta provincia de los Gloriosos Apostoles S.Pedro, y S.Pablo de Michuacan, conforme à la reforma d Paulo V. y Urbano VIII.
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Manual de administrar los santos sacramentos a los Españoles, y Naturales de esta provincia de los Gloriosos Apostoles S.Pedro, y S.Pablo de Michuacan, conforme à la reforma d Paulo V. y Urbano VIII.

by Angel Serra

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1731
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[6], 134, 137-8, [4] leaves as issued with large woodcut coat of arms of father Fernando Alonso Gonzalez, general commisionar of Nueva-España.. Quarto (8" x 6") bound in contemporary vellum from a different volume. (Medina, Mexico 3205; Palau 309782; Pilling 3572) Second edition. Text in Latin, Spanish and Tarascan and this work was known as "The Trilingual Manual", a semi-official… Read more about this item
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Fray Juan Crespi: Missionary Explorer on the Pacific Coast 1769 -1774
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Fray Juan Crespi: Missionary Explorer on the Pacific Coast 1769 -1774

by Herbert Eugene Bolton (1870-1953)

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1927
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lxvi+402 pages with frontispiece, plates, maps, index and errata laid in. Octavo (8 3/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. First edition. Joan Crespí or Juan Crespí (1721-1782) was a Franciscan missionary and explorer of Las Californias. Crespí came to New Spain in 1749, and accompanied explorers Francisco Palóu and Junípero Serra. In… Read more about this item
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Clara y sucinta exposicion del pequeño catecismo : impreso en el idioma mexicano siguiendo el orden mismo de sus preguntas y respuestas, para le mejor instruccion de los feligreses Indios, y de los que comienzan á aprender dicho idioma
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Clara y sucinta exposicion del pequeño catecismo : impreso en el idioma mexicano siguiendo el orden mismo de sus preguntas y respuestas, para le mejor instruccion de los feligreses Indios, y de los que comienzan á aprender dicho idioma

by Luis Gutierrez del Corral (1799-1848)

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1819
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[3]+66+[1] leaves. Small octavo (6" x 4") bound early vellum with later ties. (Ayer, Nahuatl page 81; Medina, Puebla 1678; Palau 55072; Pilling 808; Sabin 13233) First edition. A catechism in a more modern colloquial form of Nahuatl, as opposed to the more formal classical Nahuatl featured in the early colonial works. The Nahuatl and Spanish texts appear on facing pages.… Read more about this item
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Reglas de orthographia, Diccionario, y Arte del idioma Othomi, Breve instruccion para los principiantes, que dictó, Cathedratico Proprietario de dicho Idioma en el Real, y Pontificio Colegio Seminario [.] Dedícalo al Gloriosissimo Señor San Joseph, Padre Putativo del Verbo Eterno, y bajo su Proteccion lo saca à luz.
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[24]+160 pages lacking frontispiece plate. Small octavo (5 3/4" x 4") bound in contemporary vellum. Sabin 52413. Medina, Mexico 5174; Palau 190159 First edition. A dictionary of the Otomi language. The author was the first to establish a proper system of characters, which has been since retained. Otomi is an Oto-Pamean language spoken by approximately 240,000 indigenous Otomi people in… Read more about this item
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Ordenanzas para el govierno de la labor de monedas, que se fabricaren en la Real Casa de Moneda de Mexico
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Ordenanzas para el govierno de la labor de monedas, que se fabricaren en la Real Casa de Moneda de Mexico

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Second
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1771
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[6]+59 pages. Folio (11 3/4" x 8") contemporary gilt calf with gilt decoration to cover edges. (Medina, Mexico 5454; Palau 203103) Second Mexican edition. Regulations for the production of coins at Mexico's royal mint. Condition: Moderate scuffing to calf; moderate worming to inner margin not affecting text, moderate foxing, a few passages underlined in blue pencil; early owners' inscriptions on title page… Read more about this item
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Memorias para la Historia Natural de California Relacion del Padre Manuel de la Vega
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Memorias para la Historia Natural de California Relacion del Padre Manuel de la Vega

by Manuel de la Vega

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1945
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vi+[7]-31 pages with two maps (one folding) and illustration. Octavo (8" x 6") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Memorias para la Historia Natural de California Number 1. Limited to 100 copies of which this is number 64. In 1943, Louis Vargas Rea began a series of limited edition publications on a great variety of subjects all dealing with Hispanic America, the… Read more about this item
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Confessionario mayor, y menor en lengua mexicana, y platicas contra las supresticiones.
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Confessionario mayor, y menor en lengua mexicana, y platicas contra las supresticiones.

by Bartolomé de Alva (c1597-?)

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1634
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This item is currently on reserve; please contact dealer for more details.[4]+52 leaves. Small quarto (7 3/4" x 5 1/4") bound in original contemporary vellum. A confessional in parallel Nahuatl and Spanish. (Medina, Mexico 444; Palau 9049; Pilling 70; Sabin 48375) First edition. Don Bartolomé de Alva was a Novohispanic mestizo secular priest and Nahuatl translator. Alva was one of the… Read more about this item
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Memorias para la Historia Natural de California: Carta del Padre Juan Maria Salvatierra al Fiscal de Guadalaxara 1699

Memorias para la Historia Natural de California: Carta del Padre Juan Maria Salvatierra al Fiscal de Guadalaxara 1699

by Juan María Salvatierra (1648-1717)

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1946
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227-294 pages. Octavo (8 1/4" x 6") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Number 5 in a series of 6. Juan María de Salvatierra, declining a position in the cathedral, he received permission to devote himself to the conversion of the indigenous people of southwestern North America, and in June 1680 set out for the lands of the Tarahumara people in the… Read more about this item
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Carta Pastoral que el ilustrísimo Señor don Fray Joseph Antonio de San Alberto, Arzobispo de la Plata, dirige a todos los que en el pasado Concurso han sido nombrados, y elegidos para Curas
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Carta Pastoral que el ilustrísimo Señor don Fray Joseph Antonio de San Alberto, Arzobispo de la Plata, dirige a todos los que en el pasado Concurso han sido nombrados, y elegidos para Curas

by José Antonio De San Alberto (1727-1804)

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1791
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[4]+676 pages with errata f after title, signature 4H duplicated. Small quarto (8 x 5 3/4") bound in later limp vellum with lettering to spine. (Furlong II, 367; Gutierrez 54; Medina 130; Palau 289494;Sabin 75976) First edition. San Alberto entered the Discalced Carmelites of Aragon at an early age, taught for many years in Huesca and Calatayud, and filled a number… Read more about this item
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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
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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

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1611
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[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 2252; Sabin 40080 ("extremely scarce") First edition. An early catechism, confessional, and church calendar in Nahuatl, with Spanish on facing pages in… Read more about this item
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Mexican Architecture of the Sixteenth Century
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Mexican Architecture of the Sixteenth Century

by George Alexander Kubler (1912-1996)

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1948
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2 volumes. xviii+230 pages with frontispiece, tables, charts, drawings, illustrations, plates and folding map. viii+[231]-574 pages with tables, charts, drawings, illustrations, plates, appendix and index. Quarto (10 3/4" x 8") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Yale Historical Publications; History of Art Volume V. First editions. George Kubler was an American art historian and among the… Read more about this item
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Coahuila y Texas: Desde la Consumacion de la Independencia Hasta el Tratado de Paz de Guadalupe Hidalgo
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Coahuila y Texas: Desde la Consumacion de la Independencia Hasta el Tratado de Paz de Guadalupe Hidalgo

by Vito Alessio Robles (1879-1957)

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1945-1946
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2 volumes. xvi+542 pages with color frontispiece, maps (some foldout), diagrams, and illustrations. 540 pages with frontispiece, folding maps, plates, figures, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 7") bound in original wrappers. (Howes 382) Limited to 2000 copies. Vito Alessio Robles was born son of Dominic Alessio and Cristina Robles. He studied at the Ateneo Fuente. He graduated as… Read more about this item
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Colección de providencias diocesanas del Obispado de la Puebla de los Angeles, hechas y ordenadas por su Señoria ilustrisima el Sr. Dr. D. Francisco Fabian y Fuero, Obispo de dicha ciudad y obispado del consejo de su Mag
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Colección de providencias diocesanas del Obispado de la Puebla de los Angeles, hechas y ordenadas por su Señoria ilustrisima el Sr. Dr. D. Francisco Fabian y Fuero, Obispo de dicha ciudad y obispado del consejo de su Mag

by Francisco Fabián y Fuero (1719-1801)

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1770
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2 volumes in one. [4]+656 pages with armorial engraving on title page. [2]+185+[13] pages. Folio (11" x 7 1/2) bound in later 1/2 calf with gilt lettering to spine. (Sabin 23592, 66551. Medina, Puebla 860; Palau 56648) First edition. It contains a collection of rules and ordinances for civil and religious conduct in Puebla, based on the third Mexican Council of… Read more about this item
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