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Image for History of the New World By Girolamo Benzoni of Milan Shewing His Travels  in America, from A.D. 1541 to 1556: With Some Particulars of the Island  Canary.

History of the New World By Girolamo Benzoni of Milan Shewing His Travels in America, from A.D. 1541 to 1556: With Some Particulars of the Island Canary.

By: Girolamo Benzoni (W.H. Smyth, trans.)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 1857

Edition: First English language Edition

Seller ID: 1464

Condition: Very Good


Half black morocco. Marbled boards, endpapers & edges. Odd Fellows' Library Assn., San Francisco circular stamp to title page, Translator's Introduction, end of text and end of Index. Nice John Howell bookseller sticker to rear gutter. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [ix], 280 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for Breve sumario o relacion de la natural historia de las Indias.  Proemio.  Prólogo, y introdución del dicho autor: enderezando la obra a la S. C. C.  R. M. del Emperador D. Carlos, Quinto de tal nombre, Rey de Las Españas, y  de las dos Sicilias....

Breve sumario o relacion de la natural historia de las Indias. Proemio. Prólogo, y introdución del dicho autor: enderezando la obra a la S. C. C. R. M. del Emperador D. Carlos, Quinto de tal nombre, Rey de Las Españas, y de las dos Sicilias....

By: Goncalo (Gonzalo) Fernandez de Oviedo y Valdes

Price: $1,440.00

Publisher: N.P., N.D.

Seller ID: 1504

Condition: Very Good


This work is a later summation of La Historia General y Natural de las Indias the first part of which first appeared in Seville beginning in 1535. Repair to lower right corner of title page; fore-edge moisture mark; repaired tear to A2 & K1 leaves (see images). From the distinguished Biblioteca de D. Pedro Ybanez Pacheco with his plate to title blank verso. Watermarked with three encircled stars above GP (as well as encircled NB & DB) probably the mark of A.G. de Barca, ca. 1749. Handsomely bound in half vellum with calligraphic particulars to spine.; Quarto 283x190 mm; 57,[ix] pa... View more info

Image for Noticia Histórica de la República de Venezuela Obra de Política, Moral y  Costumbres Americanas. Escrita en Caracas en 1872, por D. Cristóbal M.  González De Soto

Noticia Histórica de la República de Venezuela Obra de Política, Moral y Costumbres Americanas. Escrita en Caracas en 1872, por D. Cristóbal M. González De Soto

By: González De Soto, D. Cristóbal M.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Establecimiento Tipografico de Leopoldo Domenech: 1873

Seller ID: 3061

Condition: Very Good


Barcelona: Establecimiento Tipografico de Leopoldo Domenech. Very Good. 1873. Quarter calf, marbled boards, gilt particulars to spine, slight rubbing at fore edge corners. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 397 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Biblioteca de Autores Españoles Desde La Formacion Del Lenguaje Hasta Nuestros Dias (continuacion) - Tomo Centesimoseptimo Historiadores de  Indias:  III Venezuela

Biblioteca de Autores Españoles Desde La Formacion Del Lenguaje Hasta Nuestros Dias (continuacion) - Tomo Centesimoseptimo Historiadores de Indias: III Venezuela

By: Guillermo Morón; Enrique de Vedia y Goossens

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Madrid, Ed. Atlas: 1965

Seller ID: 3567

Condition: Very Good


Full Spanish mottled calf, gilt title and particulars to spine. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 578 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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De Paris a Mexico par les Etats-Unis

By: Gustave Gostkowski

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Paris, P.V. Stock Editeur: 1899

Seller ID: 3568

Condition: Very Good


Full recent calf, gilt particulars to spine, five raised bands. Deckled edges, frontispiece portrait of General Porfirio Diaz, President des Etats-Unis du Mexique; 456 pp. Ten (10) engravings including frontispiece. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 456 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Mexico in 1827 (vol. II only)

Mexico in 1827 (vol. II only)

By: H. G. Ward

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1828

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3435

Condition: Very Good


Quarter brown calf over marbled boards. Gilt title to black morocco label to spine. Volume number to calf label to spine. Raised bands and gilt decorative motif to spine. Two folding plates. Large fold out map of "Map of Routes to the Principal Mining Districts in the Central State of Mexico" to rear of book. Foxing throughout. Otherwise, a nice copy without further markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; viii, pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for The dispatches of Hernando Cortes, the Conquerer of Mexico, addressed to  the emperor Charles V. Written during the conquest, and containing a  narrative of its events. Now first translated into English .  Scarce  large-paper copy.

The dispatches of Hernando Cortes, the Conquerer of Mexico, addressed to the emperor Charles V. Written during the conquest, and containing a narrative of its events. Now first translated into English . Scarce large-paper copy.

By: Hernando Cortes

Price: $650.00

Publisher: New York, Wiley & Putnam: 1843

Edition: First

Seller ID: 3177

Condition: Very Good


New York: Wiley & Putnam. Very Good. 1843. First. Quarter cloth over worn brown paper covered boards. Gilt title to spine. Moderate foxing. Wear to edges. Sabin 16964 (q.v.): "First appearance of the three collected dispatches in English, being a translation from Lorenzana, including a portion of his notes." Bartleby's 1997.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xii, 431 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Crónica de los Colegios de Propaganda Fide de la Nueva España. One of 100 copies.

By: Isidro Félix de Espinosa

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C & Madrid, Academy of American Franciscan History: 1964

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2827

Condition: Fine


Tan mottled calf. Particulars in gilt to red morocco labels and raised bands to spine. Salmon colored ribbon page marker. Number 80 of only 100 copies printed on special paper. A handsome copy.; Thick 4to 11" - 13" tall; cii; 972 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. View more info

Image for El Dorado: a Narrative of the Circumstances which gave rise to Reports, in  the 16th Century, of the Existence of a Rich and Splendid City in South  America; including a Defence of Sir Walter Raleigh. In Regard to the  Relations made by Him Respecting it, and a Nation of Female Warriors, in  the Vicinity of the Amazon, in the narrative of his expedition to the  Oronoke in 1595  With a Map.

El Dorado: a Narrative of the Circumstances which gave rise to Reports, in the 16th Century, of the Existence of a Rich and Splendid City in South America; including a Defence of Sir Walter Raleigh. In Regard to the Relations made by Him Respecting it, and a Nation of Female Warriors, in the Vicinity of the Amazon, in the narrative of his expedition to the Oronoke in 1595 With a Map.

By: J. A. van Heuvel

Price: $1,210.00

Publisher: New York, J. Winchester: 1844

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1543

Condition: Very Good


New York: J. Winchester. Very Good. 1844. First. Crisp folding map of Guyana. Quarter black morocco. Moderate foxing; front hinge repaired. ; 8vo 8.5 x 5.75 in; viii,[166],[i]errata,[ii] adv pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for Relacion del Descubrimiento del Rio Apure Hasta su Ingreso en el Orinoco /  por Fr. Jacinto de Carvajal del Orden de Predicadores fielmente copiada  del manuscrito autógrafo que se guarda en el Archivo Municipal de León y  por primera vez impresa a expensas de la Excma. Diputacion Provincial, con  las laminas que ilustran el texto, exactamente reproducidas (...)

Relacion del Descubrimiento del Rio Apure Hasta su Ingreso en el Orinoco / por Fr. Jacinto de Carvajal del Orden de Predicadores fielmente copiada del manuscrito autógrafo que se guarda en el Archivo Municipal de León y por primera vez impresa a expensas de la Excma. Diputacion Provincial, con las laminas que ilustran el texto, exactamente reproducidas (...)

By: Jacinto de Carvajal

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Leon, Diputación Provincial de León: 1892

Seller ID: 3188

Condition: Very Good


Leon: Diputación Provincial de León. Very Good. 1892. Quarter-calf, marbled boards, raised bands, gilt particulars to spine, 1892 printing of 1648 manuscript, includes exact reproductions of three color plates, including one fold-out plate of the Orinoco river. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 444 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for The Land of Bolivar or war, peace, and adventure in the Republic of  Venezuela (2 vol. set)

The Land of Bolivar or war, peace, and adventure in the Republic of Venezuela (2 vol. set)

By: James Mudie Spence

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington: 1878

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 3208

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards with decorative black stamping to front covers and spines. Gilt particulars and decoration to spines. Light wear to heads and tails of spines. Bookplate of William Berrian to front pastedowns. Tape residue to front and rear gutters of vol. I. Foldout "Map of the Republic of Venezuela" to front of vol. I with small tear to right margin not affecting image. Foldout depicting "Outlines of the Silla of Caracas and the peak of Naiguata from the valley of Caracas" to front of vol. II. Occasional foxing throughout both volumes. Otherwise, a nice clean set with... View more info

Image for Las Comadres de Caracas  Historia de John G. A. Williamson Primer  Diplomático Norteamericano en Venezuela

Las Comadres de Caracas Historia de John G. A. Williamson Primer Diplomático Norteamericano en Venezuela

By: Jane Lucas de Grummond

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Editorial Nueva Segovia with Louisiana State University Press: 1955

Seller ID: 3068

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, publisher's original wraps. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 268 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Formation Ethnique Folk-Lore et Culture du Peuple Haitien

Formation Ethnique Folk-Lore et Culture du Peuple Haitien

By: Jean Prince Mars

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Port-au-Prince, 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4368


Rare first edition. Original wrap worn with loss of corners. Moisture on final pages. First Edition. View more info

Image for Decissiones de la Real Audiencia y Chancilleria de S Domingo Isla vulgo espanola, del nuevo orbe primada.  en defensa de la iurisdiccion y autoridad real.  Por el Doctor Don Geronymo chacon Abarca, y Tiedra.

Decissiones de la Real Audiencia y Chancilleria de S Domingo Isla vulgo espanola, del nuevo orbe primada. en defensa de la iurisdiccion y autoridad real. Por el Doctor Don Geronymo chacon Abarca, y Tiedra.

By: Jeronimo Chacon Abarca y Tiedre (Geronymo Chacon Abarca y Tiedra)

Price: $3,300.00

Publisher: Salamanca, Antonio Cossio: 1676

Seller ID: 4433


Quarter linen over marbled boards with subtle morocco fore edge corners. Morocco label to spine. Exquisite seventeenth century Latin scholia (see image). First Edition. View more info

Image for General Carlos Soublette

General Carlos Soublette

By: Jesus Maria Arrillaga, Jacinto Machado.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Cojo: 1889

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1642

Condition: Very Good


Worn & soiled fragile wraps. Inscribed by the general's family.; 64 pages. View more info

Image for Beatriz Enríquez de Harana y Cristóbal Colón Estudio y Documentos

Beatriz Enríquez de Harana y Cristóbal Colón Estudio y Documentos

By: José de la Torre y del Cerro

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Madrid, Compañía Iberoamericana de Publicaciones (S.A.): 1933

Seller ID: 3564

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's original wraps bound in quarter calf on red cloth boards, gilt particulars to spine, five raised bands, deckled edges. With a prologue on the Colombian contribution of the Hispano-Cuban Institute of History of America, by José Maria Ots Capdequi. Beatriz Enríquez de Harana was believed to be the mistress of Cristóbal Colón. Minor stains to covers (see image).; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 181 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Orígen oceánico de las culturas arcaicas de Colombia Publicaciones de la Cátedra y becarios de la Fundación del Excmo. Sr. Conde de Cartagena.

Orígen oceánico de las culturas arcaicas de Colombia Publicaciones de la Cátedra y becarios de la Fundación del Excmo. Sr. Conde de Cartagena.

By: José Pérez de Barradas

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Madrid, Viuda de Estanislao Maestre: 1947

Seller ID: 3460

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's original wraps bound in quarter mottled calf on red textured boards. Gilt particulars to blue morocco spine label; four raised bands, decorated endpapers. A tight, clean copy without previous owner's name or markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 40 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Chimu. Arte y Tesores del Peru. (in Spanish and English)

By: Jose Antonio de Lavalle

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Lima, Banco de Credito del Peru en la Cultura: 1988

Seller ID: 3033

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Grey cloth. Pictorial dust jacket with light losses to edges. Photographic endpapers. Text written in both Spanish and English. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 288 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for Familias Coloniales de Venezuela (Vol. 1 only)

Familias Coloniales de Venezuela (Vol. 1 only)

By: Jose Antonio de Sangroniz y Castro

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Caracas, Editorial Bolivar: 1943

Seller ID: 2824

Condition: Very Good


Nicely bound in full blue morocco. Raised bands and particulars in gilt to spine. Marbled endpapers. Interior is bright and clean without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Vol. 1; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 435 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. View more info

Image for Autobiografia del General Jose Antonio Paez (2 vol. set)

Autobiografia del General Jose Antonio Paez (2 vol. set)

By: Jose Antonio Paez

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New York, Imprenta de Hallet y Breen: 1870

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2919

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards, gilt particulars to spine. Bookstore accession stamp to front free endpaper of vol. I. Both volumes inscribed "A su distinguido amigo (illegible) Teniente Felipe L. Alfonso/Maximo (illegible) July 5/95". Nice copies. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xiii,576; 488,vii pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info