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BENEDICTINES Come to the New World
with COLUMBUS
A FINE Engraved Title-Page & 18 Splendid Plates
(A Remarkable Book).  [Plautius, Caspar]. Nova typis transacta navigatio novi orbis Indiae occidentalis.... [Linz], 1621. Folio (32.6 cm, 12.875"). )(4 (-)(4, blank) A–M4 N4 (-N4, blank); Engr. t.-p., [2] ff., 101, [1] pp.; 18 plts.
$27,000.00

On Private Worship: An Oratory in One's Home
Baquero, Francisco de Paula.  Disertacion apologetica a favor del privilegio, que por costumbre introducida por la Bula de la santa cruzada goza la Nacion Española en el uso de los oratorios domesticos, leida, en la Real Academia de buenas letras de Sevilla en 25. de octubre de 1771. En Sevilla: Por D. Josef Padrino, [colophon, 1777]. Small 4to (18.5 cm; 7.25"). [1] f., 104 pp.
$750.00
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Early Days of a New York–BasedCUBAN Multi-Faceted Trading Empire
(Ceballos, Juan M.).  Collection of 26 autograph and letterpress letters and manuscripts sent to him. Havana, Paris, London, & elsewhere: 1855–56. 4to (approx. 27 cm; 10.5") and smaller. [36] pp. (including integral address leaves).
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Legal Age for Marrying
Charles IV, King of Spain.  Begins: Don Carlos ... Con fecha de diez de Abril de este año he tenido a bien expedir mi Real Decreto del tenor siguiente.” [Madrid: No publisher/printer, 1803]. Folio. [4] pp. (last blank).
$250.00
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LA ESCENA SE FINGE EN AMERICA
(&)RACE Is Right Up Front
Comella, Luciano Francisco.  Pieza en un acto, titulada El negro sensible. [colophon: Valencia: Imprenta de Laborda], no date [ca. 1820?]. Small 4to. [8] pp.
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The Great Puritan: His Wars & Politics
Fletcher, Henry.  The perfect politician: or, A full view of the life and actions (military and civil) ofO. Cromwel.  Whereunto is added his character; and a compleat catalogue of all the honours conferr’d by him on several persons. London: printed by J. Cottrel, for William Roybould at the Unicorn, and Henry Fletcher at the three Gilt Cups in St Paul’s Church-yard, 1660. Small 8vo (13.5 cm; 5.25"). [4] ff., 459 [i.e., 359, [1] pp., port. in facsimile.
$750.00
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The Ill-Fated Scots Colony atDarien
Foyer, Archibald, supposed author.  A defence of the Scots settlement at Darien. With an answer to the Spanish memorial against it. And arguments to prove that it is the interest of England to join with the Scots, and protect it. To which is added, a description of the country, and a particular account of the Scots colony. No place [Edinburgh?]: No publisher/printer, 1699. Small 4to (20 cm; 8"). [2] ff., 60 pp.
$1250.00
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Performed in Puerto RicoWritten in Puerto Rico?A Zarzuela
González Zavala, Gabriel de.  La esposa de Padilla. Zarzuela en 3 actos y en verso. Ponce, Pto.-Rico: Imprenta de Francisco C. Vidal, 1871. Small 8vo ( 7.5"). 79, [1 (blank) pp., [1 (errata)] f.
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Making West Indies Investments Safe for All
Great Britain. Laws, statutes, etc. 1760–1820 (George III). Anno regni Georgii III...decimo tertio...[An act to encourage the subjects of foreign states to lend money upon the security of freehold or leasehold estates, in any of His Majesty’s colonies in the West Indies...]. London: Charles Eyre & William Strahan, 1773. Folio (31 cm, 12.2"). [1] f., 299–306 pp.
$150.00

Economic Development throughBetter RoadsCUBA, 1795
Jáuregui, Juan Tomás de.  Memoria sobre proporcionar arbitrios para la construcción de caminos en esta jurisdicción. En La Havana: en la imprenta de Estevan Bolona, 1795. 4to (25 cm; 10"). 12 pp.
$4850.00
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FromNew England to the NILE
[Justel, Henri, ed.].  Recueil de divers voyages faits en Afrique et en l’Amerique, qui n’ont point esté encore publiez.... Paris: Louis Billaine, 1674. 4to (23.7 cm, 9.4"). á4ã4A–Z4Aa–Hh4 Ii2Kk4Ll21§–4§45§2 **A–**C4 a2b–g4 *A–*K4L2; [8] ff., 262, 35, [1 (blank)] 23, [1 (blank)], 49, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f., 81, [1 (blank)] pp., 3 fold. plans, 4 maps (3 fold.), 9 plts.
$6500.00
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Only Our Fourth Copy, EVER!
Laet, Joannes de.  Hispania, sive De regis hispaniae regnis et opibus commentarius. Lugd. Batav.: Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1629. 16mo (11 cm, 4.375"). 520 pp., [4] ff. (final blank leaf).
$875.00
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FIRST BIBLIOGRAPHY of AMERICANA (+)
León Pinelo, Antonio de.  Epítome de la bibliotheca oriental, y occidental, nautica, y geográfica ... Añadido y enmendado nuevamente en que se contienen los escritores de las Indias orientales, y occidentales, y reinos convecinos China, Tartaria, Japón, Persia, Armenia, Etiopía y otras partes. Madrid: En la oficina de Francisco Martinez Abad, 1737–38. Folio (30 cm; 11.75"). 3 vols. I: [71], [135], [27] ff. II: [221] ff. III: 202 pp.
$9000.00
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Cortés Historia in ItalianSigned American,PROVIDENCE Red Morocco
Lopez de Gomara, Francisco.  Historia, di Don Ferdinando Cortes, marchese della Valle, capitano varlorosissimo. Venetia: Per Francesco Lorenzini da Turino, MDLX [1560]. 8vo (15 cm; 5.75"). [11 of 12], 348 ff. (lacks the title-leaf).
$3200.00
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Not in BAV An Americanum Nonetheless
Mocenigo, Andrea.  ...Bellum cameracense. [colophon: Venetiis: per Bernardinum Venetum de Vitalibus, 1525. Small 8vo (15.3 cm; 6"). [188] ff.
$1750.00
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The Island of Boriquen
Oviedo y Valdes, Gonzalo Fernandez de.  The conquest and settlement of the island of Boriquen or Puerto Rico. Avon, CT: Stinehour Press for the Limited Editions Club, 1975. 8vo. xxviii, [2], 143, [3] pp.; 8 col. plts., illus.
$100.00
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Avoid Decayed,” Fraudulent, or Misguided MEDICINES
byStudying the Genuine Articles
Pomet, Pierre.  A compleat history of druggs, written in French by Monsieur Pomet, chief druggist to the present French King; to which is added what is further observable on the same subject, from Messrs. Lemery, and Tournefort, divided into three classes, vegetable, animal and minera ... London: Pr. for R. Bonwicke, William Freeman, Timothy Goodwin, et al., 1712. 4to (22.5 cm, 8.9"). 2 parts in 1 vol. [8] ff., 420 (i.e., 440) pp., [6] ff.; 86 plts.
$3800.00
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TheFIRST Dominican-Born Writer to Publish a Book
& a Book about HISPANOLA at That!
Sánchez Valverde, Antonio.  Idea del valor de la isla Española, utilidades que de ella puede sacar su monarquia. Madrid: Impr. de Pedro Marin, 1785. 4to. [4] ff., xx, 208 pp., [2] ff., table; without the map.
$1400.00

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A Bespoke Cedulario forUse in New Spain & Guatemala
(Spanish Royal Decrees).  An assemblage of 43 manuscript and printed royal and viceroyal decrees and some 25 related documents. Barcelona, Madrid, Valldolid (Spain), Aranjuez, Mexico City, & elsewhere: 1701–79. Small 4to, folio, & larger. Approximately 135 ff.
$8275.00
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Avoiding aU.S. Navy Energy Crisis (1860)
United States. House of Representatives. Committee on Naval Affairs. Contract for coal...May 24, 1860. Mr. Morse, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, made the following report. The Committee on Naval Affairs, to whom was referred so much of the annual report of the Secretary of the Navy as relates to a "conditional contract" made by him for the purpose of securing a supply of coal for the use of the navy, and other privileges in the Republic of New Granada, report as follows...." [Washington, D.C., 1860]. 2 parts in 1 vol. 79 pp., 3 large fold. maps; 15 pp.
$145.00

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