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A Legendary Liberator Says, FAREWELL” He Dejado de Ser Hombe Publico”
San Martín, José de.  Broadside. Begins: El General San Martin. Presencié la declaracion de la Independencia de los estados de Chile y el Perù ... Pueblo Libre [i.e., Lima]: No publisher/printer, 1822. Folio (32 cm; 12.5"). [1] p.
$9500.00
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10 Years of aMerchant's Correspondence
Sánchez Borda, José Joaquín Mariano.  Manuscipt. A copy book of personal and business correspondence. Bogotá: 1801–10. Folio (32 cm; 12.5"). [130] ff.
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An Easter Sermon
(Santiago).  Larrain Gandarillas, Joaquín. Sermon que predicó el presbítero...el viérnes 18 de abril de 1851, en presencia del... arzobispo de Santiago, del cabildo y clero de la iglesia metropolitana. Santiago, [Chile]: Imp. de la Sociedad, 1851. 12mo. 17, [1 (blank)] pp.
$75.00

The KEYSTONE of Hispanic-American Colonial Law
A VeryHANDSOME Edition
Spain.  Laws, statutes, etc.  Recopilacion de leyes de los reinos de las Indias. Madrid: Boix, 1841. Small folio. 4 vols. in 2. I: [6] ff., 335, [1 (blank)] pp. II: [1] f., 334 (i.e., 332) pp., [1 (index) f. III: [1] f., 319, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f. IV:[1] f., 147, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f.; 105, [1], 31, [1] pp. (all indices).
$2150.00

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The Accountantsde Buenos AyresWHINE, Whine . . . !?
Spain.  Sovereigns, etc., 1759-88 (Charles III).  Begins: "El Rey. En Representacion de cinco de Enero de mil setecientos ochenta y seis hizo presente, acompañando varios documentos, el Tribunal de Cuentas de Buenos Ayres...." [in manuscript at end, Madrid, 4 July] 1788. Folio. [2] ff. (final page blank).
$250.00

Earn Your Keep!
Spain.  Sovereigns, etc., 1788–1808 (Charles IV).  [begins] El rey. Debiendo aplicar por todos los medios posibles mi paternal amor y cuidado a mis vasalos ... He vendio por mi real decreto de veinte y tres de diciembre del ano proximo pasado en mandar ... [in manuscript: Madrid: 21 February] 1789. Folio (30.5 cm; 12"). [3] pp.
$250.00
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An AMERICAN Dissatisfied with New-Granada
Steuart, John.  Bogotá in 1836–7. Being a narrative of an expedition to the capital of New-Grenada, and a residence there of eleven months. New York: Pr. for the author by Harper & Bros., 1838. 8vo (cm). viii, [13]–312, [2] pp.
$500.00
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Bureaucracies WereALWAYS Bureaucracies
  (Humans Have Always Been Human)
Suazo, Mariano.  Manuscript Letter Signed to the Secretario General de Hacienda. Santa Cruz, 12 September 1826. On paper, in Spanish. Small 4to, 1 p.
$75.00

Colonial Support for theRoyal Retreat MS. Accounting, 1781–85
(Subsidies for the Escorial).   Contemporary copy of a manuscript, on paper, in Spanish. Lima, 1787. Folio, 23 pp.
$1000.00

Printing in AmericaBEFORE the Bay Psalm Book
Szewczyk, David, & Buffington, Cynthia Davis.  39 books and broadsides printed in America before the Bay Psalm Book. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Company, 1988. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). ix, [1], 135, [1] pp., [2] ff.
$70.00
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BEWICK-Illustrated HERBAL
Thornton, Robert John.  A new family herbal: Or popular account of the natures and properties of the various plants used in medicine, diet, and the arts. London: Richard Phillips (pr. by Richard Taylor & Co.), 1810. 8vo (24.1 cm, 9.5"). xvi, 901, [1 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$850.00
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Please Try to Get Along!   
Triunfo, José del Carmen. Letter Signed to the Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores of Bolivia. On paper, in Spanish. Lima, 12 May 1847. Folio, 3 pp.
$150.00

In This Funeral Oration . . .
   SomePointed Remarks Were Made
Vargas, Casimiro. Oracion fúnebre que pronunció...en las exequias solemnes que se celebraron en la iglesia de la Compañía el 5 de diciembre de 1854 por el alma de...José Gandarillas. Santiago, [Chile]: Imp. de la Sociedad, 1854. 8vo. 21, [1 (blank)] pp.
$80.00

AMERICANOS”ProclaimingVENEZUELA
One of the
Free Governments of the Americas
Venezuela. Junta Suprema Gubernativa. Broadside, begins: “Americanos. El orden politico del otro hemisferio ha reducido la España á ser victima de la perfidio y ooresion y este pueblo generoso conducido de uno en otro infortunio va ya á ser borrado del catalogo de las naciones ... ” [Caracas: Gallagher y Lamb, July, 1811]. Folio (31 cm; 12.25"). 1 p.
$17,500.00

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Venezuela & Ecuador Combative
Venezuela.  Legación. Ecuador. [cover-title] Legacion venezolana en el Ecuador. [drop-title] Documentos relativos a la mision del honorable Señor Coronel Andres Maria Alvarez, encargado de negocios de Venezuela cerca del gobierno del Ecuador. [Quito?, ca. 1858]. Tall 4to. 24 pp.
$250.00

Peruvian ConquestIllustrated
Zárate, Agustín de. Histoire de la decouverte et de laconquete du Perou. Traduite de l'Espagnol...par S.D.C. Paris: La compagnie des libraires, 1716. 8vo (17 cm, 6.75"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [40], 360 pp.; 13 (2 fold.) plts., 1 fold. map. II: [8], 479, [1 (blank)] pp.
$700.00
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InPaper Wrappers, 1774
Zárate, Agustin de. Histoire de la découverte et de la conquête du Perou, traduite de l’Espagnol d’Augustin de Zarate, par S.D.C. Paris: Par la compagnie des libraires, 1774. 8vo (18 cm, 7.1"). I: Frontis., xl, 360 pp.; 1 fold. map, 10 engr. plts., 2 fold. engr. plts. II: viii, 479, [1 (blank)] pp.
$445.00

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