ACOSTA, José de. Historie naturael ende morael van de Westersche Indien. Waer inne ghehandelt wordt van de merckelijckste dingen des hemels/ elementen/ metalen/ planten ende ghedierten van dien: als oock de manieren/ ceremonien/ wetten/ regeeringen/ ende oorloghen der Indianen. .. nu eerstmael uyt den Spaenschen in onser Nederduytsche tale overgheset: door Jan Huyghen van Linschoten. Enchutsen, Jacob Lenaertsz Meyn, 1598.Sm.8vo. 17th century vellum (back cover soiled). With woodcut device on titlepage and decorated woodcut initials and tailpieces. (7),389,(8) lvs. First Dutch edition, translated by Jan Huygen van Linschoten; first published in Seville in 1590: Historia natural y moral delas Indias. - 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, concentrating on the Spanish possessions in Peru and Mexico, covering the Inca and Aztec people. A great classic translated into nearly every European language. It opened the eyes of Europe to the extraordinary wealth Spain was reaping from its possessions in the New World. 'The most convincing, detailed and reliable account of the riches and new things of America' (Streeter 32 English ed.)- (With library stamp on titlepage and faint waterstains in a few leaves). - A very good copy of a pioneering work on America.Tiele 25; Tiele, Mémoire, 289; Muller, America, p.3; Cat. NHSM I, p.261; Sabin 126; European Americana 598/3; Palau 1992. [Boeknr.: 36674 ]

€ 4500,00

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

BERGH-MARGGRAFF, R. de. In Latijnsch Amerika. 's Gravenhage, H.P. Leopold, 1928. Original decorated cloth, with dust-jacket. With folding map and photographic plates. 239 pp. Ms de Bergh-Marggraff and her husband traveled through South and Central America for fourteen months, visiting Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Mexico successively. By car, boat and train, the gigantic journeys were covered. [Boeknr.: 36959 ]

€ 35,00

BIART, Lucien. Monsieur Pinson. Paris, J. Hetzel et Cie, (1881).Original pictorial gilt cloth. With many woodengravings by H. Meyer. 261 pp. First edition. - Les voyages involontaires. - Adventures on the route from Paris to the Canary Islands, Virgin Islands, and Vera-Cruz. - (Some foxing). [Boeknr.: 37215 ]

€ 65,00

BODDAM WHETHAM, J.W. Across Central America. London, Hurst & Blackett, 1877.Original decorated cloth (top of spine sl. dam.). With frontispiece view of Guatemala, title page printed in black and red and with engraved vignette of Flores, Lake of Peten. XII,353 pp. First edition. - 'One of the classic travelogues by an experienced travel book author, recounting his observations during a visit to Guatemala and the Yucatan during 1873. Provides detailed descriptions of physical setting, people, places, life-styles and customs, with particular attention to rural Indians, furnishing an account of Guatemalan life during the Barrios regime' (Grieb GU197).Howgego III, p. 83-84. [Boeknr.: 36682 ]

€ 295,00

BUSSIERRE, Marie Théodore de. L'empire Mexicain. Histoire des Toltèques, des Chichimèques, des Aztèques et de la conquête Espagnole. Paris, Henri Plon, 1863.Original embossed cloth. 427 pp. First edition. - Marie-Théodore Renouard, Viscount of Bussierre ( 1802 - 1865 ) was a French diplomat, traveller, ethnologist and a writer. The Appendix contains translations of poems originally written in the native language Netzahualcoyotl. - (Some foxing).Sabin 9561. [Boeknr.: 8477 ]

€ 175,00

CLIPPERTON. - Isla de la pasion llamada de Clipperton. Publicacion oficial. México, Arturo García Cubas Sucesores Hermanos, 1909.Original green cloth. With 6 photographic plates and 10 folding maps. 96 pp. Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores de Mexico. - Documents relating to Mexico's claim to the possession of the Island of Clipperton. It is an uninhabited coral atoll in the eastern Pacific Ocean and an overseas state private property of France, under direct authority of the Minister of the Overseas. [Boeknr.: 36757 ]

€ 125,00

ENAULT, Louis. Reis door Middel- en Zuid-Amerika, zijnde eene beschrijving van de ontdekking, de verovering en de toenemende ontwikkeling der verschillende staten, benevens eene schets van de bewoners, hunne zeden en gebruiken, godsdiensten en regeeringsvormen tot op onzen tijd. Leiden, D. Noothoven van Goor, 1868,2 volumes in 1. Contemporary half morocco, spines lettered in gilt (sl.rubbed). With 4 hand-coloured costume plates on 2 lvs, and 16 steel-engraved views. (4),236; (6),240 pp. First Dutch edition; first published in Paris in 1867: L'Amérique centrale et méridionale. - Louis Énault (1824 - 1900) was a French journalist and novelist. Travel-account of a trip through Middle and South America: Mexico, Guatemala, Brazil, Columbia, Guiana, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, La Plata, Urugay, Patagonia, and Tierra del Fuego. With nice views of Vera-Cruz, El Salvador, Rio de Janeiro, Havana, Lima, Santiago, Valparaiso, Asuncion, Buenos-Ayres and Montevideo after Noël, Lebreton and Janet by Willmann, Outhwaite, Nargeot, Delannoy and Aubert. - A fine copy.Andres 1013; not in Tiele or Cat. NHSM. [Boeknr.: 28527 ]

€ 475,00

GAGE, Thomas. Nieuwe ende seer naeuwkeurige reyse door de Spaensche West-Indien. Overgeset door H.v. Q(uellenburgh). Utrecht, Johannes Ribbius, 1682.4to. Contemporary vellum. With engraved frontispiece, 3 double-page maps of Mexico, South America and Guatemala, and 8 plates (2 double-page). (18),450,(68) pp. First Dutch edition; first published in London in 1648 The English-American his travail by sea and land: or a new survey of the West-India's, containing a journall of three thousend and three hundred miles within the main land of America. With the bookplates of J.W. Six and F.C. Koch. - Gage, originally belonged to the Dominican order, and served as a missionary priest in Mexico, going out in 1625. His book, published in 1648, created a sensation at the time. In it the author describes Mexico and the wealth of South America, commenting upon the ease with which it could be conquerred. Gage's description of the vast regions from which all foreigners had been jealously excluded by the Spanish authorities is possible responsible for generating the English attacks on Spanish territories during Cromwell's government - Agebrowned otherwise fine.JCB p.99; Muller, America 610; European Americana IV, p. 194; Tiele 366; Cat. NHSM I, p.265; Sabin 26310; Howgego p.410; Cox II, p.237. [Boeknr.: 32497 ]

€ 2750,00

HERMOSA, Jesus. Manual de geografia y estadistica de la Republica Mejicana. Paris, Libreria de Rosa y Bouret, 1859.Sm.8vo. Original embossed cloth, lettered in gilt. 256 pp. First edition. - Spanish Manual of geography and statistics of the Mexican Republic. - A fine copy. [Boeknr.: 36740 ]

€ 275,00

HUXLEY, Aldous. Beyond the Mexique Bay. London, Chatto & Windus, 1934.Original cloth. With 30 photogravure plates. VIII,319 pp. First edition. - Huxley's account of a trip by sea through the Caribbean to Guatemala, then by land from Antigua to Mexico City and Taxco. [Boeknr.: 36628 ]

€ 95,00

MAYNE-REID. Het blanke opperhoofd. Eene legende uit Noord-Mexico. Uit het Engelsch. Gouda, G.B. van Goor Zonen, 1878.Original embossed cloth, with gilt lettering. With 4 chromlithographed plates. 219 pp. First edition. - A children's book: The white chief. A legend of Northern Mexico. - (Foxed). [Boeknr.: 37345 ]

€ 35,00

NORMAN, B.M. Rambles in Yucatan including a visit to the remarkable ruins of Chi-Chen, Kabah, Zayi, Uxmal, &c. New York, J. & H.G. Langley, 1843.Original embossed cloth with gilt vignette on front cover, spine gilt (sl. faded; lower joint repaired). With pictorial lithographed title page, engraved map, illustrations and 23 lithographed plates (several tinted). 304 pp. + 12 pp. advertisements. First edition. - With visits to the buildings of pre-Columbian cities built by the Maya people located in Yucatán State, Mexico. The author claims to give the first time accounts of Chi-Chen and other important sites. - A fine copy.Palau 193027. Sabin 50570. [Boeknr.: 36687 ]

€ 450,00

PRESCOTT, William Hickling. History of the conquest of Mexico, with a preliminary view of the ancient Mexican civilization, and the life of the conqueror, Hernando Cortés. New edition. London, George Routledge & Sons, 1867.2 volumes. Sm.8vo. Original embossed cloth, spines lettered in gilt. XIX,395; XI,424 First published in 1843. - A cornerstone work for any collection on American literature or the historiography of Mexico. - A fine set.Sabin 65263; Hill 1383. [Boeknr.: 1043 ]

€ 95,00

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

ROBERTSON, Parish. A visit to Mexico, by the West India islands, Yucatan and United States, with observations and adventures on the way. London, Published for the author, 1853.2 volumes. Original embossed cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With folding lithographed frontispiece and folding map. XX,II,331; (6),478 pp. First edition; subscriber's copy with list of subscribers. -- William Parish Robertson went to Mexico, with his daughter, in 1848 as a special commissioner to negotiate a settlement for Mexican securities held by British investors. On his return in a party of prominent Mexicans in October 1849, he traveled through the United States via Mobile, New Orleans, Cincinnati, Sprinfield, Niagara Falls, Washington and New York . He was pleased with what he had observed, except for slavery. The brief comparisons of certain American and English institutions mark Robertson as a discriminating observer' (Clark III, 398).Sabin 72016; Palau 271033. [Boeknr.: 36743 ]

€ 475,00

TEMPSKY, G.F. von. Mitla. A narrative of incidents and personal adventures on a journey in Mexico, Guatemala, and Salvador in the years 1853 to 1855, with observations on the modes of life in those countries. Edited by J.S. Bell. London, Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858.Original red embossed cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With folding coloured map, 5 chromolithographed plates (1 folding), and 11 woodengraved illustrations and plates. XV,436 pp. First edition. - The artist and adventurer Gustavus Ferdinand von Tempsky (1828-1868) spent three years in the mining districts of California before setting out on his extensive travels through Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador in 1853. The fine coloured plates show: Mexicans near the Hacienda of El Valle, View of Durango from the Santuario, Fight between the Ranchero and his Indian Antagonists, Main Building of the Ruins near Mitla and Lake of Atitlan. - A wonderful account of travel in Mexico and Central America.Abbey, Travel, 665; Palau 329979. [Boeknr.: 36750 ]

€ 1100,00

TERRY, T. Philip. Terry's guide to Mexico. The new standard guideboek to the Mexican Republic with chapters on the railways and the ocean routes to Mexico. Revised edition, remodelled and augmented. Boston, New Yor, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1927.Sm.8vo. Origian red cloth. With 2 folding coloured maps and 26 plans (some folding or double-page). XXXLIX,597,(54 advertising section) pp. First published in 1909 . - Terry's guide is an excellent overview of Mexican culture and history: the Baedeker of Mexico. - A fine copy. [Boeknr.: 36607 ]

€ 150,00

WINTER, Nicolaas Simon van. Monzongo, of de koninglyke slaaf. Treurspel. Amsterdam, Pieter Meijer, 1774.Sm.8vo. Modern marbled boards. With engraving on title-page by Reinier Vinkeles. (4),86 pp. The play, Monzongo, the royal slave, a tragedy, was written in 1765 by the Amsterdam merchant and poet Nicolaas Simon van Winter (1718-1795). In the introduction he writes that he was touched by the slave revolt that broke out in the plantation colony of Berbice in 1763 and the cruel punishments that had been carried out after its crushing. This was the first reaction on the revolt in Berbice. His tragedy, however, did not take place in a Dutch plantation colony, but in Spanish America about the conquest of Mexico in 1519. Van Winter realized that the banishment of slavery would take some time, but hoped that his poetic work would help to bring it to an end. (Some staining, last blank leaf dam.). - Rare.Muller, America, p.305; not in Suriname-Catalogus U.B. Amsterdam; Michiel van Kempen, Een geschiedenis van de Surinaamse literatuur, p.242. [Boeknr.: 36387 ]

€ 395,00

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