ACOSTA, José de. Historie naturael en morael van de Westersche Indien. Waer inne ghehandelt wort van de merckelijckste dingen des hemels/ elementen/ metalen/ planten ende gedierten van dien: als oock de manieren/ ceremonien/ wetten/ regeeringen/ ende oorlogen der Indianen. Uit den Spaenschen in onse Nederduytsche tale overgheset: door Jan Huyghen van Linschoten. 2e editie. Amsterdam, by Broer Jansz. voor Jan Evertsz. Cloppenburgh, 1624.4to. Contemporary vellum (warped, 1 joint splitting but firmly holding). With large woodcut on title-page and 13 large woodcuts in the text. First published in Seville in 1590: Historia natural y moral delas Indias; first Dutch edition was published in Enkhuizen in 1598. - José de Acosta (1540-1600), Spanish Jesuit missionary and historian, wrote this early important eye-witness account of South America, dealing i.a. with the history of the Indians of Peru and Mexico. 'Agosta was one of the first scholars to formulate a systemic theory of anthropology, suggesting a classification of different peoples into different types, and anticipating later theories of social evolution' (Howgego p.3). It is one of the earliest balanced accounts of the New World. A great classic translated into nearly every European language. - (Age-browned; some small library stamps).Tiele 26; Tiele, Mémoire, 291 ; Muller, America, 8; Cat. NHSM I, p.261 (ed. 1598); Sabin 127; European Americana II, 624/3. [Boeknr.: 28523 ]

€ 2250,00

ANDERSON, Alexander D. The Silver Country or the Great Southwest. A review of the mineral and other wealth, the attractions and material development of the former kingdom of New Spain, comprising Mexico and the Mexican cessions to the United States in 1848 and 1853. New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1877.Original green cloth, with map of New Spain in black to upper cover, spine lettered in gilt. With folding map (some tears rep.). 221 pp. First edition. - The first important work on the whole of America's Southwest, California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico, including much information on the gold and silver mines, agriculture and stockraising, topography and climate, etc. - Blind-stamped library stamp on title-page, otherwise fine.Cowan p.5. [Boeknr.: 8438 ]

€ 150,00

BUSSIERRE, Marie Théodore de. L'empire Mexicain. Histoire des Toltèques, des Chichimèques, des Aztèques et de la conquête Espagnole. Paris, H. Plon, 1863.Contemporary embossed cloth. 427 pp. First edition. - Marie-Théodore Renouard, Viscount of Bussierre ( 1802 - 1865 ) was a French diplomat, traveller, ethnologist and a writer.Sabin 9561. [Boeknr.: 8477 ]

€ 195,00

CASTILLO, Bernal Diaz Del. The true history of the conqust of Mexico. Written in the year 1568 by Captain Bernal Diaz Del Castillo, one of the conquerors, and translated from the original Spanish by Maurice Keatinge. With an intruduction by Arthur D. Howden Smith. London, Calcutta, Sydney, George G. Harrap & Comp., (1927).2 volumes. Original green cloth, gilt lettering. With plates. XVIII,VI,562 pp. Account by a Spanish soldier and historian who accompanied all of the earliest colonizing expeditions to Mexico. [Boeknr.: 34784 ]

€ 65,00

CLISSOLD, Steven. The seven cities of Cíbola. London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, (1961). Cloth. With plates. 191 pp. In the 16th century, the Spaniards in New Spain (now Mexico) began to hear rumours of "Seven Cities of Gold" called "Cíbola" located across the desert, hundreds of miles to the north. [Boeknr.: 32379 ]

€ 25,00

HISPANIC AMERICA. GOLD UND MACHT. Spanien in der Neuen Welt. Eine Ausstellung anlässlich des 500. Jahrestages der Entdeckung Amerikas. (Wien, Rosenheimer, 1986). 4to. Pictorial boards. With numerous illustrations, several in colours. 431 pp. - Fine. [Boeknr.: 27435 ]

€ 35,00

RÉVILLE, Albert. Lectures on the origin and growth of religion as illustrated by the native religions of Mexico and Peru. London, Williams and Norgate, 1884.Original cloth. X,256 pp. The Hibbert Lectures. [Boeknr.: 8442 ]

€ 45,00

SOLIS Y RIVADENEYRA, Antonio de. Histoire de la conquête du Mexique, ou de la Nouvelle Espagne. Par Fernand Cortez. Traduit de l'Espagnol de Antoine de Solis. La Haye, Adrian Moetjens, 1692.2 volumes. Sm.8vo. Modern period style half calf. With 2 folding engraved maps and 12 folding engraved plates (1 fold restored). (36),412,(16); (12),378,(16) pp. First French edition published in Paris in 1691; original Spanish edition published in Madrid in 1684: Historia de la conquesta de Mexico. - A classic history of the conquest of Mexico by Cortés, a Spanish conquistador, as much renowned for its literary quality as for its recording of the events of the conquest. On October 15, 1522, Hernando Cortés (1485-1547) was named Captain General of New Spain. With maps and plates not present in the Spanish editions. - (Age-browned).Sabin 86476; European Americana IV, 692/151; Leclerc 1418; Boucher de la Richarderie VI, p.159. [Boeknr.: 15717 ]

€ 650,00

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