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The KEYSTONE of Hispanic-American Colonial Law
A VeryHANDSOME Edition
Spain.  Laws, statutes, etc.  Recopilacion de leyes de los reinos de las Indias. Madrid: Boix, 1841. Small folio. 4 vols. in 2. I: [6] ff., 335, [1 (blank)] pp. II: [1] f., 334 (i.e., 332) pp., [1 (index) f. III: [1] f., 319, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f. IV:[1] f., 147, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f.; 105, [1], 31, [1] pp. (all indices).
$2150.00

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Legal Age for Marrying
Spain.  Sovereign (1788–1808, Charles IV).  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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Earn Your Keep!
Spain.  Sovereigns, etc., 1788–1808 (Charles IV).  [begins] El rey. Debiendo aplicar por todos los medios posibles mi paternal amor y cuidado a mis vasalos ... He vendio por mi real decreto de veinte y tres de diciembre del ano proximo pasado en mandar ... [in manuscript: Madrid: 21 February] 1789. Folio (30.5 cm; 12"). [3] pp.
$250.00
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Vizcaino & Serra Letters inExtremely Good 19th-Century Facsimiles
(Spanish-era California).  Three excellent photographic copies of autograph letters in the Archivo General de Indias. [copies made in Seville: Establecimiento Tipografico y Litografico “El Porvenir”, 1884]. Folio (31 cm, 12.5"). [1], [2], [3] pp.
$275.00
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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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Stamped Paper
(Stamp Tax / Papel Sellado).   Mexico (Viceroyalty).  Laws, statutes, etc. 23 December 1784. [drop-title] Instruccion del papel sellado. [Mexico, 1784]. Folio. 6 pp., [1 (last page blank)] f.
$415.00

Still SQUABBLING after All These Years!The Archbishopric vs. the Jesuits
Suárez de Zayas, Juan.  Discurso, y alegacion juridica por el venerable dean, y cabildo de la santa iglesia cathedral metropolitana de la ciudad de Mexico, en la Nueva-España. En el pleyto con la sagrada religion de la Compañia de Jesus. Sobre la liquidacion, y justificacion de los diezmos de frutos, ganados, heredades, y predios, propios de las casas, y colegios de dicha religion, sitos dentro de los limites, y terminos de aquel arzobispado; y sobre las diligencias, que à este fin practicaron los jueces hacedores de diezmos, y sus colectores, y ministros. [in text at end: Madrid, 1735]..
$400.00
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Printing in AmericaBEFORE the Bay Psalm Book
Szewczyk, David, & Buffington, Cynthia Davis.  39 books and broadsides printed in America before the Bay Psalm Book. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Company, 1988. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). ix, [1], 135, [1] pp., [2] ff.
$70.00
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A PRINTER's Extraordinary Archive
Taller Martín Pescador.  An archive of more than 280 broadsides, announcements, books, and pamphlets. Tacambaro, Michoacan, Mexico: Taller Martín Pescador, 2008–2018. Various formats.
[SOLD]

Highlights of the New World
forYouthful Edification & Entertainment
Taylor, Isaac.  Scenes in America, for the amusement and instruction of little tarry-at-home travellers. London: J. Harris & Son (pr. by H. Bryer), 1821. 12mo (17 cm, 6.69"). viii, 122, [2 (adv.)] pp.; fold. map, 28 plts.
$425.00
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Don't Let theTITLE Mislead You
[drop-title] Tolerancia. [México, 1866]. Small 4to. 15 pp.
$275.00

(Toluca?).  Arizcorreta, Mariano. Manifestacion que hace al publico...contra la comunicacion dirigida a los propietarios de fincas rústicas del Estado de México, con motivo de la llamada ciruclar del 18 de julio del gobierno del mismo estado. [Toluca?], 1849. 12mo. 18 pp.
$265.00

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The Louisiana Purchase PLUS
United States.   Dept. of State.  Message from the President of the United States, transmitting the correspondence between the United States and the government of Spain, relative to the subjects of controversy between the two nations. Washington: William A. Davis, 1817. 8vo. 77 pp.
$125.00
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Mutiny at Buena Vistas?
United States.  President. 1845-1849.  Message from the President...relative to an alleged mutiny at Buena Vista.... U.S. 30th Congress, 1st session, 1848. Sen. Exec. Doc. No. 62. [Washington: 1848]. 8vo. 214 pp.
$150.00
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AnnouncingRAMIRITA
Velázquez de León, Miguel.  La Ramirita nueva especie mineral. México: Oficina Tip. de la Secretaría de Fomento, 1885. 8vo. Frontis. port., 32 pp.
$240.00

One of the FewBROADSIDES Printed in NAHUATL
during the Colonial Era
Venegas, Francisco Javier.  Broadside, begins: Don Francisco Xavier Venegas ... Teniente General de los Reales Exercitos, Virey, Gobernador ... de esta N. E. ... Ayamo moyolpachihuitia in Totlatocatzin Rey D. Fernando VII. [Mexico: No publisher/printer, 1810]. Folio (42.3 cm, 16.25"). [1] p.
$15,000.00
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Manual for Inquisitors withInterrogation Questions
Vilaplana, Hermenegildo.  Enchiridion canonico-morale de confessario ad inhonesta, & turpia solicitante: nec non de decretis, & constitutionibus pontificiis ad hoc nefarium crimen exterminandum emanantis. Mexico: ex typographia editioni Bibliothecae Mexicanae destinata, 1765. 4to (20 cm; 7.75"). [14] ff., 217 pp.
$1200.00
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FIRST Accounts of a Conquest & an Attempted Conquest
The Itza Maya & the Lacandón!
Villagutierre Sotomayor, Juan de.  Historia de la conquista de la provincia de el Itza, reduccion, y progressos de la de el Lacandon, y otras naciones de indios barbaros, de la mediacion de el reyno de Guatimala, a las provincias de Yucatan, en la America septentrional. Madrid: Lucas Antonio de Bedmar y Narvaez, 1701. Folio (28.5 cm; 11.5"). Engr. “frontispiece,” [32] ff., 660 pp., [17] ff.
$28,750.00
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Her Classic Image
(Virgin of Guadalupe).  Broadside, begins: Soneto. ¿Quién sino tú, Dulcísima MARÍA, ... [Mexico: No publisher, ca. 1830]. 8vo (215 x 157 mm, 8.25" x 6.25"). [1] p.
$450.00
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Bulls Bow Down & Fiends Are Powerless
[IN ITALIAN]
Ximénez, Mateo.  Compendio della vita del beato Sebastiano d'Apparizio, laico professo dell'ordine de' Minori Osservanti del Padre S. Francesco della provincia del Santo Evangelio nel Messico. Roma: Stamperia Salomoni, 1789. 4to (24.2 cm, 9.5"). xvi pp., port., 228 pp., [1] f. [with] Coleccion de estampas que representan los principales pasos, echos, y prodigios del Bto.. Frai Sebastian de Aparizio, relig[ios]o. franciscano de la provincia del S[an]to Evangelio de Mexico. Dispuesta por el R.P. Fr. Mateo Ximenez. Roma: por el incisor Pedro Bombelli, 1789. 4to (23.5 cm, 9.125"). Engr. title, [100] of [129] plts.
$7500.00
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