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In Search of a Spanish Barber's Basin
King, Clarence.  The helmet of Mambrino. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1938. 12mo (20.3 cm, 8"). xx, [2], 21, [3] pp.
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Life in aConceptionist Mexican Convent
Ladrón de Guevara, Baltasar.  Manifiesto, que el real convento de religiosas de Jesus Maria de Mexico, de el real patronato, sujeto a el orden de la purissima e immaculada concepcion, hace a el sagrado concilio provincial ... [Mexico City]: En la Imprenta de D. Felipe de Zuñiga y Ontiveros, 1771. Folio (28.9 cm, 11.4"). [1] f., 217, [1] p.
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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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Selling Hair Tonic in Spain
Lanman & Kemp.  Tónico Oriental para el cabello. [Barcelona?]: Lanman & Kemp, [1864]. 8vo. 4 pp.; illus.
$45.00

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The Road to Heaven inNahuatl
León, Martín de.  Camino del cielo en lengua mexicana, con todos los requisitos necessarios para conseguir este fin, co[n] todo lo que un Xp[r]iano deue creer, saber, y obrar, desde el punto que tiene uso de razon, hasta que muere. En Mexico: En la Emprenta de Diego Lopez Davalos, 1611. Small 4to (18.5 cm; 7.25"). Fols. 10–11, 13–69, 69[!]–73, [nothing missing] 76, 75, 77–108, 110–23.
$7250.00
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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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Argentiniana Galore!
Libreria L'Amateur (Buenos Aires).  Catalogo de libros americanos. Historia, geografia, viajes, arqueologia, lingüistica, mapas y visitas. Buenos Aires: Libreria L'Amateur, 1949. 8vo (26.3; 10.375"). 172 pp., illus., facs., maps.
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The Revolution inVENEZUELA Announces the Support
of the
Commercial Class
Llamosas, José de las; & Martín Tovar Ponte.  Broadside, begins: “La Suprema Junta Gubernativa de esta Capital, ha recibido con la mayor satisfaccion el voto sincero y generoso de muchos individuos Españoles Enropeos [sic] de Comercio de esta Ciudad ... ” Caracas: [Gallagher y Lamb], 20 April 1810.
$9000.00
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The FIRST Step Towards INDEPENDENCEVENEZUELA
Llamosas, José de las; & Martín Tovar Ponte.  Broadside, begins: “Manifiesto. La Provincia de Venezuela ha logrado por el ardiente patriotismo de los vecinos de la Capital la dignidad politica que debia tener entre los Pueblos cultos de la America ... ” [Caracas]: En la imprenta de Gallagher y Lamb, [1810]. Folio (43.4 cm; 17"). 1 p.
$20,000.00
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John Carter Brown's Copy, Acquired from Stevens
López de Cogolludo, Diego.  Historia de Yucathan. Madrid: Juan Garcia Infanzon, 1688. Folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [1 of 15] ff., 760 pp., [16] ff.
$9250.00
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Cortés Malinche & Montezuma
López de Gómara, Francisco.  Historia, di Don Ferdinando Cortes, marchese della Valle, capitano varlorosissimo. In Venetia: per Giouanni Bonadio, 1564. 8vo. [8], 354 of 356 ff. (lacking fol. 1 and final blank).
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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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NARRATIVE Cookery from theLand of the Sun”
Los Angeles Times.  Los Angeles Times cook book no. 2. 957 cooking and other recipes by California women. Los Angeles: Times-Mirror Co., [1908]. 8vo (22.4 cm, 8.8"). 105, [1] pp.
$225.00
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Popular Golden Age WriterPOPULAR Love Stories!
Lozano, Cristóbal.  Soledades de la vida y desengaños del mundo, novelas exemplares. Madrid: a costa de Francisco Medel, [1722]. 4to (21 cm; 8.25"). [4] ff., 378 [i.e., 376] pp.
$1250.00
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Yo No Creo Esta Relacion”
Lozano, Pedro.  Descripcion chorographica del terreno, rios, arboles, y animales de las dilatadissimas provincias del Gran Chaco, Gualamba: y de los ritos, y costumbres de las innumberables naciones barbaras, è infieles, que le habitan: con una cabal relacion historica de lo que en ellas han obrado para conquistarlas algunos governadores, y ministros reales: y los missioneros jesuitas para reducirlas à la fé del verdadero Dios. Cordoba [Spain]: En el Colegio de la Assumpcion, por Joseph Santos Balbas, 1733. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). [10] ff., 485 [i.e., 483], [1] pp., [2] ff., without the map.
$1500.00
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Ascetical Writer STILL Read for theBeauty of His Prose
Luis de Granada.  Memorial de la vida christiana, en el qual se enseña todo lo que el christiano deve hazer, desde el principio de su conversion hasta el fin de la perfección: Repartido en siete tratados. Barcelona: Por Antonio Lacavalleria, 1674. Folio (27.5 cm; 11"). 2 parts in 1 vol. 302 pp., [1] f.; 263, [1] pp., [12] ff., lacks final two leaves of “tabla” (only).
$350.00
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Rhetoric for the Preacher
Luis, de Granada. Los seis libros de la rhetorica eclesiastica, o de la manera de predicar.... Quinta impresion. Barcelona: En la Imprenta de Juan Jolis y Bernardo Pla, 1778. 4to (20.8 cm, 8.25"). [1] f., xxxvi pp., [6] ff., 562 pp.
$325.00
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PoeticsPANNING the Spanish “Greats”
Luzán Claramunt de Suelves y Gurrea, Ignacio de.  La poetica, ó, reglas de la poesia en general, y de sus principales especies. Zaragoza: Por Don Francisco Revilla, 1737. Folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [14] ff., 503, [1 (blank)] pp.
$2000.00
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Watching the Workers
Mangino, Fernando Jose.  Broadside, begins: Don Fernando Joseph Mangino ... Por quanto del Senor Don Pedro Nunez de Villavicencio, mi anticesor, con fech de 21 de octubre de 1773, proveyo un auto ... Mexico: No publisher/printer, 1779. Folio extra ( 48.5 x 42 cm; 23" x 16.5"). [1] p.
$525.00
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Dotado de Experiencia y de Instruccion”
“M.A.R.”  [drop-title] Observaciones sobre algunos escritos publicados con motivo del nombramiento del señor Viscarra. [colophon: Lima: Imprenta de Masias, 1828]. Small folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [2] ff.
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FIRST Grammar & Dictionary of This Language
Marbán, Pedro.  Arte de la lengua moxa, con su vocabulario, y cathecismo. [Lima]: En la Imprenta real de Joseph de Contreras, [1702]. Small 8vo (15.5 cm; 6"). [8] ff., 664, 142, [22], 163–202 pp., 1 f.
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Faith & LifeFaith & Politics
Margallo, Francisco.  La espada de Holofernes. Bogotá : [Impr. de Bruno Espinosa, por José Ayarza], 1830. Small 4to (20 cm; 8"). [2] ff., 154 pp.
$900.00
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A Woman Brings a Case& WINS
Martinez Insausti, Pedro.  Manuscript document. Zaragoza: 13 July 1615. Folio (30.8 cm; 12.125"). [1] p.
$100.00
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Continental Blind-Embossed Binding
Martínez Villergas, Juan.  Juicio crítico de los poetas españoles contemporáneos. Paris: Libr. Rosa y Bouret, 1854. 12mo (17 cm; 6.75"). [2] ff., 285, [1] pp., [1] f.
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Eye-Witness toMany Events Described
Marure, Alejandro.  Bosquejo histórico de las revoluciones de Centro-America. Desde 1811 hasta 1834. Guatemala: Tip. de “El Progreso”, 1877–1878. 8vo. 2 vols. in 1. I: 191, [1 (blank), LII (documents) pp., [3] ff. II: 143, [1 (blandk)], LIX, [1 (blank)] pp., [3] ff.
$275.00
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Sugar Castles & Fruit Fantasias
Mata, Juan de la.  Arte de reposteria, en que se contiene todo gènero de hacer dulces secos, y en lìquido, vizcochos, turrones, natas: Bebidas heladas de todos generos, rosolis, mistelas, &c. con una breve instruccion para conocer las frutas, y servirlas crudas. Madrid: Josef Herrera, 1786. 4to. [2] ff., 208 pp.
$2750.00
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Standard & Ground (or Wave?)-Breaking
Medina, Pedro de.  Arte del navigare. Venetia: Appresso Tomaso Baglioni, 1609. 4to (20.5 cm, 8"). A4 b4 2A8 B–Q8 R10; [7], [1 (blank)], 137, [1 (blank)] ff.; illus.
$8000.00
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Presentation CopyFit for a Queen
Melgarejo y Salafranca, José, Conde del Valle de San Juan. Consideraciones sobre la iglesia en sus relaciones con la sociedad... Obra dedicada a S.M. el Rey. Madrid: Zacarias Soler, 1851. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). [6], 316, [2] pp.; 1 plt.
$3000.00
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Mercedarians in Lima 1804
Mercedarians. Third Order. Breve compendio de las reglas, constituciones, privilegios, gracias é indulgencias, de la Real Tercera Orden de Nra. Sra. de la Merced, nuevamente restablecida en la iglesia del convento grande de S. Miguel de Lima.... Lima, [1804]. 4to (19.8 cm, 7.75"). [33] ff.
$800.00
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