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Image for Codice Nuttall /  Manuscrito pictórico Mexicano que actualmente se exhibe en el Museo Britanico.

Codice Nuttall / Manuscrito pictórico Mexicano que actualmente se exhibe en el Museo Britanico.

By: N/A

Price: $3,200.00

Publisher: Mexico. D.F., Libreria Anticuaria. G. M. Echaniz., 1939


1st ed. thus, 11-1/2”x8-1/2”. Scarce (No.22 of 25 signed and numbered copies] A hand-colored facsimile of the Codex Nuttall, an accordion-fold pre-Columbian document of Mixtec pictography, now in the collection of the British Museum. The Codex is one of about 16 manuscripts from Mexico that are entirely pre-Columbian in origin. Its name is derived from Zelia Nuttall, who first published the Codex for the Peabody Museum in 1902. It is one of three codices that record ... View more info

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Dyn. [A Review of Art and Literature] Number 1, April-May 1942

By: [Periodical] Wolfgang Paalen, editor

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Mexico, 1942


52pp., 9 tipped in color plates; yellow/red decorated paper wrappers. DYN (derived from the Greek word κατὰ τὸ δυνατόν, that which is possible) was an art magazine founded by the Austrian-Mexican surrealist Wolfgang Paalen, published in Mexico City, and distributed in New York City, Paris, and London between 1942 and 1944. Only six issues were produced. In this first issue Paalen emphasized reexamines som... View more info

Image for Lienzo de Tlaxcala, manuscrito pictorico mexicano de mediados del siglo XVI.

Lienzo de Tlaxcala, manuscrito pictorico mexicano de mediados del siglo XVI.

By: Prospero Cahuantzi, editor.

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Mexico, D.F., Libreria Anticuaria G.M. Ec, 1939


11-1/2”x9-1/2”, quarter-leather two-post binding. 75 plates, printed in color on heavy stock including three foldout plates. 21 page prologue, 4 supplemental plates numbered A-D, frontispiece, and index sheet at rear. This is a reproduction of a 16th century Tlaxcala codex. The Lienzo de Tlaxcala uses detailed drawings to depict the time of contact and conflict between Hernando Cortez and various people groups in and around the Tlaxcala region of Mexico. It is compri... View more info

Mexico, Aztec, Spanish And Republican With A View Of The Ancient Aztec Empire And Civilization; A Historical Sketch Of The Late War; And Notices Of New Mexico And California.

By: MAYER, Brantz

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hartford: S.Drake And Company, 1852


Second edition. Two volumes bound in one. Vol. I 433 pgs; Vol. II 398 pgs. Portrait, one map, and 11 plates in volume I; portrait, 34 plates and map in volume II. Publisher's blind-stamped calf, gilt spine, marbled edges and end papers. Heavily rubbed, with wear to edges. Prior owner's name in gilt on front cover. Front hinge cracked. Exlib with labels on front paste-down blacked out and a library inventory label on ffep. Text block clean and tight with scattered light f... View more info

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Mexico, Aztec, Spanish and Republican with a View of the Ancient Aztec Empire and Civilization; A Historical Sketch of the Late War; and Notices of New Mexico and California.

By: Mayer, Brantz.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hartford, S. Drake and Company, 1852


Second edition. Two volumes bound in one. Vol I 433 pos; Vol II 398 pgs. Portrait, one map, and 11 plates in volume 1; portrait, 34 plates an map in volume II. Publisher's blind-stamped calf, gilt spine, marbled edges and end papers. Heavily rubbed with wear to edges. Prior owner's name in gilt on front cover. Front hinge cracked. Vintage Ex-lib with labels on front paste-down blacked out and a library inventory label on deep. Text block clean and tight with scattered li... View more info

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Narrative of a Five Years' Expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam

By: Stedman, John Gabriel

Price: $3,250.00

Publisher: London, J. Johnson, 1796


1st edition. 2 vols. 4to, brown calf. Full Title: Narrative, of a Five Years' Expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam, in Guiana, on the Wild Coast of South America; from the year 1772, to 1777: elucidating the History of that Country, and describing its Productions, Viz. Quadrupedes, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, Trees, Shrubs, Fruits, & Roots; with an account of the Indians of Guinana, and Negros of Guinea, By Capt.N J.G. Stedman. Illustrated with 80 elegant En... View more info

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Photographs of Interesting and Outstanding Specimens of Indian Relics From The Edward W. Payne Stone Age Collection: Material on Display at the Dickson Mounds, Lewistown, Illinois.

By: [Payne, Edward W.]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Williamson Printing and Publishing: / National Bank of Springfield, 1937


1st ed. 156 pp. 11-1/2”x9”, brown cloth with gilt titles. 148 b&w photographic plates showing Native American artifacts and relics. Brown cloth hardcover with gilt titles. Light wear to edges and corners, some light fading to center of front cover. Bound in is a printed card identifying this as copy number 1 of a special edition. Payne, a prominent resident of Springfield had assembled over 43 large collections of Native American relics and at the time of his death i... View more info

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The Green House

By: Llosa, Mario Vargas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row, 1968


1st ed., in d/w. Fine copy of Llosa's second novel in d/w with 1/2" open tear on front top edge. View more info