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CREE
(A CREE Grammar). Horden, John.  A grammar of the Cree language, as spoken by the Cree Indians of North America. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1881. 12mo (161 mm; 6.375"). viii, 238 pp.
$650.00
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The Indians of Tacubaya STILL Paying Tribute to aMOCTEZUMA in the 1720s
Arnedo de Marín, Ambrosio.  Manuscript, signed: “Tres quentas de cargo y datta, desde 1o de maio de 1726, hasta fin d agosto de 1728. Que son dos anos y un tercio de obra.” Mexico: 1727–28. Folio (32 cm; 12.5"). 48 pp.
$3800.00
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Provenance, Evidence of Readership, Widow Printer, Rarity & Importance
(AZTEC).  Arenas, Pedro de.  Vocabulario manual de las lenguas castellana, y mexicana. Mexico: En la imprenta de la viuda de Bernardo Calderon, 1683. Small 8vo, in 4s (15 cm; 5.75"). [4] ff., 118 pp., [1] f.
$8250.00
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UNexpurgated by the Mexican Inquisition
  MS Notes in NAHUATL/AZTEC in Addition
Avila, Francisco de.  Arte de la lengua mexicana, breves platicas de los mysterios de n. santa fee catholica, y otras para exortacion de su obligacion a los indios. Mexico: Por los herederos de la Viuda de Miguel de Ribera Calderon, 1717. 12mo. [13], 36, [1] ff.
$9975.00
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TRANSLATING THE BIBLE

The First Choctaw New Testament
Bible.  N.T. Choctaw. Wright-Byington. 1848.  The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, translated into the Choctaw language. Pin chitokaka pi okchalinchi Chisus Klaist in Testament Himona, chahta anumpta atoshowa hoke. New York: American Bible Society, 1848. 12mo (18.1 cm, 7.1"). 818 pp.
$2275.00
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For theMORAVIAN MISSION in Labrador
Bible.  O.T.  Eskimo (Labrador). Morhardt-Erdmann. Selections. 1871.   Testamentetokak Hiobib aglangit, Salomoblo imgerusersoanga tikkilugit. Stolpen [Netherlands]: Gustav Winterib Nênerlauktangit, 1871. 12mo (20 cm; 8"). 274 pp.
$1500.00
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Translated by MissionariesWho Arrived in Idaho in 1836!
Bible.  N.T. Matthew. Nez Percé. Spalding. 1871.  Matthewnim taaiskt. The Gospel according to Matthew translated into the Nez Perces language. New York: American Bible Society, 1871. 12mo (18 cm; 7"). 130 pp.
$1350.00
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First Roman CharacterMicmac Gospels
Printed by Megumagea' Ledakun-Weekugukemkawa Moweome”
in Chebootook” (i.e., Halifax)
Bible.  N.T. Matthew. Micmac. Rand. 1871.  Pela Kesagunoodumumkawa tan tula uksakumamenoo westowoolkw Sasoogoole Clistawit ootenink. Chebooktook: Megumagea Ledakun-weekugemkawa moweome, 1871. 12mo (16.1 cm, 6.3"). 126, [2 (blank)] pp. [with] Bible.. N.T. John. Micmac. Rand. 1872. Wooleagunoodumakun tan tula Saneku. Megumoweesimk. Chebooktook: Megumagea' Ledakun-weekugemkawa moweome, 1872. 103, [1 (blank)] pp.
$875.00

For God So Loved the World”
Bible.  N.T. John, 3:16. Polyglot. 1890.   St. John iii, 16, &c. in most of the languages and dialects in which the British and foreign Bible society has printed or circulated the Holy Scriptures. London: British & Foreign Bible Society, 1890. 12mo (18 cm; 7"). 83, [1] pp., [2] ff.
$150.00
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A Man Who Had REMARKABLEAdventures *&* Misadventures
(Not to Mention a Fabulous Collection of Books & Realia)
Boturini Benaducci, Lorenzo.  Idea de una nueva historia general de la América Septentrional: fundada sobre material copioso de figuras, símbolos, caractéres, y geroglíficos, cantares, y manuscritos de autores indios, últimamente descubiertos. Madrid: Imprenta de Juan de Zuñiga, 1746. Small 4to. [20] ff., 167, [1] pp., [4] ff., 96 pp., frontis., port. plate.
$2750.00
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He Wanted to Be a Missionary to theChiriguano INDIANS . . .
He Learned Angolan” Instead & Served Lima's Blacks
Buendía, José.  Vida admirable y prodigiosas virtudes del venerable y apostolico padre Francisco del Castillo de la Compañia de Jesus, natural de Lima, ciudad de Los Reyes en la provincia del Perù. Madrid: Antonio Roman, 1693. 4to. [16] ff., 666 pp., [1] f. (without the portrait).
$1750.00
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The BestCOLONIAL-ERA NAHUATL Grammar”
Carochi, Horacio.  Compendio del arte de la lengua mexicana. Mexico: Bibliotheca Mexicana, 1759. 4to (21 cm, 8"). Frontis., [12] ff., 202 pp.
$4200.00
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Nahuatl Catechism withProvenance
Catholic Church.  Catechisms. (Manuel Perez, trans.).  Cathecismo romano, traducido en castellano, y mexicano por ... Manuel Perez. Mexico: por Francisco de Rivera Calderon, 1723. Small 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). [14] ff., 248 pp.
$4750.00
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The First Book Printed in the New World inThree ColorsSpecial Illuminated Copy
Catholic Church.  Diocese of Santiago (Chile). Synod (1763), & Synod (1688).  Synodo diocesana, que celebró el ilustrissimo Senõr Doctor Don Manuel de Alday y Aspee, Obispo de Santiago de Chile ... en el iglesia catedral de dicha ciudad. Á que se dió princípio el dia quatro de enero de mil setecientos sesenta y tres años; y se publicó en veintidos de abril de dicho año. Lima: Oficina de la Calle de la Encarnación, 1764. Folio (28 cm; 11"). [4] ff., 170 pp., [13] ff; [7 ff.], 168 pp.
$2850.00
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Did LONGFELLOW Wish toWrite Lyrically in Micmac?
Catholic Church.  Liturgy & ritual. Micmac.  Buch das gut, enthaltend den Gesang.... Wien, Oesterreich: Kaiserliche wie auch königliche Buchdruckerei, 1866. 12mo (17.5 cm; 7"). Frontis., 209, [1] pp., 1 plt. [with] Catholic Church.  Catechism. Buch das gut, enthaltend den Katechismus, Betrachtung.... Wien, Oesterreich: Kaiserliche wie auch königliche Buchdruckerei, 1866. 12mo (17.5 cm; 7"). Frontis., 146 pp., plt., [1] f., pp. [5]–109, [3] pp.
$7500.00
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Small Format forUse in the Field
Catholic Church Catechisms. Kalispel.   (Canestrelli, trans.).   Catechism of the Christian doctrine prepared and enjoined by order of the Third Plenary Council of Baltimore. [Woodstock, MD]: Woodstock College, 1891. Square 16mo (14 cm; 5.5"). 102 pp.
$225.00
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A Southern Hero Enters theBrawl with Boston”Illustrated by Christy
Girl Heroes, Prominent!
Chambers, Robert W.  The maid-at-arms. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1902. 8vo. Frontis., vi, [6], 342, [6] pp.; 7 plts.
$75.00
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Micmac National Anthem Words in French & Micmac
Clergue, Omer.  [drop-title] Chant national des Micmacs. Musique de Omer Clergue, Prof. au Conservatoire de Toulouse. Paroles du R. P. Sébastien, O. M. C. [N.p., Ristigouche?: n.d., ca. 1910?]. 8vo. 4 pp.
$950.00
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The Yucatan Franz Scholes *&* Robert Chamberlain
Colección de documentos inéditos relativos al decumbrimiento, conquista y organización de las antigua posesiones españolas de ultramar. Segunda serie. Tomo num. 13, II Relaciones de Yucatán. Madrid: Impresores de la Real Casa, 1900. 8vo. xvi, 414 pp.
$450.00
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Cortés' Second Letter: The Conquest of Mexico
Cortés, Hernando, & Peter Martyr.  Praeclara Ferndinandi Cortesii De Nova Maris Oceani Hyspania Narratio. [colophon: Impressa in Nurimberga: per Fridericum Peypus], 1524. Folio (30.3 cm; 11.875" ). [4], 49, 12 leaves.
$40,000.00
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Cortes's Stirring Lettersin French
Cortés, Hernán.  Correspondance de Fernand Cortès avec l'empereur Charles Quint sur la conquête du Mexique. Francfort: J.J. Kesler, 1779. 8vo. xvi, 471 pp.
$400.00
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Mínupgua ak-mákukur, danáashe ízissúrak . . .” — CROW
[Crimont, Joseph Raphael; Joseph Mary Cataldon; & Peter Paul Prando].  [cover title] Prayers in the Crow Indian language composed by the missionaries of the Society of Jesus. De Smet Mission, Idaho: De Smet Mission Print, 1891. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). [2] ff., 19, [3 (blank)] pp.
$275.00
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Early Biography of Palafox
Dinouart, Joseph-Antoine-Toussaint.  Vie du vénérable Dom Jean de Palafox, evêque d'Angélopolis, & ensuite evêque d'Osme, dédiée a Sa Majeté Catholique. Cologne: Nyon, 1767. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). Frontis., iv, lvi, 576 pp.; 3 plts.
$300.00
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Nesika Papa Klaksta Mitlite Kopa Saghalie”CHINOOK
Eells, Myron.  Hymns in the Chinook jargon language. Portland, OR: David Steel, 1889. 16mo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). 40 pp., and wrappers.
$200.00
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Important Account ofthe Southwest & the Mexican Border
Emory, William Hemsley.  Notes of a military reconnoissance, from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila rivers. Washington: Wendell & Van Benthuysen, 1848. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.1"). 416 pp.; 43 plts. (lacking 1 fold. map).
$750.00
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Travels Translation Transmigration(?)
(English Literary Periodical).  The monthly magazine; or, British register...Vol. XX. Part II. for 1805. London: Richard Phillips, [1805]. 8vo (22.5 cm, 9"). [2], 676 (lacking 61/62, 589–92 incorrectly numbered 587–90) pp.; fold. map.
$150.00

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Comunero Revolt
Echauri, Martín José.  Document Signed. In Spanish, on paper. San Miguel (Argentina): 14 May 1735. Folio (31 cm x 12.25"). [1] p.
$900.00
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