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The Interesting Estate of the Choir Master
Popayán, 1621
Ramírez Carrillo, Alonso.  Manuscript document, unsigned. On paper, in Spanish. Peñafiel, Spain, 1621. Folio (31 cm; 12.25"). 15 ff.
$500.00

The Choir Master OwnedVINEYARDS
   (& Maria Got Them)
Ramírez Carrillo, Alonso. Document (“escritura pública de donación”). In Spanish, on paper. Peñafiel, Spain, 24 April 1615. Folio. [10] pp.
$450.00
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TheGENUINE Nature of LAW
Reyher, Samuel, praeses. ...Genvina jvrivm naturæ, gentium ac civilium principia, ex limpidissimis verbi divini fontibus, ac vasti juris romani oceano, ejusque interpretibus derivata.... Kiliæ: Literis Bartholdi Reutheri, 1710. Small 4to. 46 pp.
$185.00

RiveraAssumes the PRESIDENCY
Rivera [Cabezas], Antonio.  A los habitantes del estado. La Asamblea Legislativa me ha llamado a ejercio del Poder Ejecutivo por decreto de este dia, en que declara haber lugar a la formacion de causa al Gefe del Estado. Guatemala: 1830. Folio (30.7 cm; 12.25"). [1] p.
$2000.00
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Natural Law
Schwarz, Ignaz. Institutiones juris universalis, naturæ et gentium, ad normam moralistarum nostri temporis.... Augustae: Sumptibus Joannis Antonii Fesenmayr p.m. haeredum bibliopolarum, typis Antonii Maximiliani Heiss, 1743. Folio (32.2 cm, 12.75"). [5] ff., 195, [1], 204 pp.
$1850.00

END of the War of the Austrian SuccessionEasing Wartime Taxes
Spain.  Sovereigns, 1746–59 (Ferdinand VI).  Decree. Begins, “No esperè a se concluyesse la Paz, y estrituyesse el Exercito a Espana ...”. Buen Retiro: No publisher/printer, 1749. Small folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [2] ff. (last p. blank).
$250.00
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Protecting Cotton Growers
Spain.  Sovereigns, 1759–1788 (Charles III).  Begins: “Ambrosio Funes de Villapando ... Por quanto hemos recibido una Real Pragmàtica-Sancion de su Magestad en fuerza de Ley ... por la qual se prohibe la introduccion, y uso en estos Reynos de los Tegidos de Algodòn, ò con mezcla de èl, de Fàbrica Estraña....” Barcelona: 1771. Folio. [4] ff.
$385.00
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War with England => Free Trade in American Corn & Wheat
Spain.  Laws, statutes, etc.  Real provision de su magestad, y señores del consejo, por la que se declara que el comercio de granos ultramarinos debe quedar libre.... Zaragoza: Imprenta Real, 1771. Folio. [4] pp.
$275.00
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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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Barcelona Speed Limits, 1787
Spain. Sovereigns, 17591788 (Charles III). Begins: "Don Francisco Gonzalez de Bassecourt...Por quanto hemos recibido una Real Cédula en que se dispone lo conveniente para evitar los daños que ocasiona el abuso de correr con los Coches dentro de la Poblaciones...." Barcelona, 1787. Folio. [2] ff.
$300.00

Wills & Inheritance Religious Groups & Their Members
Spain. Sovereign (1788–1808, Charles IV).  Broadside. Begins: “Miguel la Grua y Talamanca y Branciforte ... Con fecha en San Lorenzo á 29 de Noviembre de ano proximo pasado se ha servido S. M. ... expedir la real cédula del tenor siguiente....” [Mexico City: No publisher/printer], 1797. Folio (43 cm; 17"). [1] f.
$650.00
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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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The InquisitionSi” or “No”?
Spain.  Cortes (1810-1813).  Discusion del proyecto de decreto sobre el tribunal de la Inquisicion. Cadiz: En la Imprenta Nacional, 1813. 4to (20.5 cm; 8.25"). [4] ff., 694 pp., [1 (blank)] f., lacks frontis.
$425.00
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A Bespoke Cedulario forUse in New Spain & Guatemala
(Spanish Royal Decrees).  An assemblage of 43 manuscript and printed royal and viceroyal decrees and some 25 related documents. Barcelona, Madrid, Valldolid (Spain), Aranjuez, Mexico City, & elsewhere: 1701–79. Small 4to, folio, & larger. Approximately 135 ff.
$8275.00
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A Tale ofCrime & Redemption
Straparola, Giovanni Francesco (Gianfrancesco). La copia di un grandissimo caso intervenuto a uno gran gentil huomo Senese condenato a morte e condotto dal propio figliolo alla giustitia, cosa bella e sententiosa. [Italy]: no date (ca. 1550?). 4to (20 cm; 7.75"). [8] pp.
$275.00
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An Art Collector's Estate
Suárez de Toledo, Juan.  Collection of documents in Spanish on paper relating to his death and estate. Talavera: 1669–79. Folio, 100 ff.
$950.00
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Gilt Vellum Binding withthe Papal Coat of Arms
[Tagliaferri, Johannes Baptista].  Manuscript on paper, in Latin. “De executiva et inspectiva ecclesiae potestatibus disputatio.” [Rome?: ca. 1831–44?]. Folio (32 cm; 12.5"). [7] ff., 371 pp.
$1275.00
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Receiving the Habit of a Third Order: Tzintzuntzan, 1790
Tercero Orden de Penitencia de Nuestro Seraphico Padre San Francisco.   Broadside. Begins: Patente del habito de el Tercero Orden de Penitencia de Nuestro Seraphico Padre S. Francisco. [Mexico]: No publisher/printer, ca. 1780–90. Folio (31.2 cm; 12.5"). [1] p.
$550.00
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The First Anglo-Dutch War, New Amsterdam, Prisoner Exchanges, & Much More
United Provinces of the Netherlands.  Verbael gehouden door de Heeren H. van Beverningk, W. Nieupoort, J. van de Perre, en A.P. Jongestal, als gedeputeerden ... van de heeren Staeten generael der Vereenigde Nederlanden, aen de republyck van Engelandt. Gravenhage: By Hendrick Scheurleer, 1725. 4to (25.5 cm; 10"). xx, 416, 415–518, 517–716 pp.
$725.00
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Wonderful Title-PageSerious Text
Valerón, Manuel Román.  Tractatus de transactionibus in quo integra transactionum materia theoricè, ac ingenti studio, & justa methodo collecta, & exposita continetur. Lugduni: sumptib. Philippi Borde, Laurenti Arnaud, Petri Borde, et Guill. Barbier, 1665. Folio extra (33 cm; 12.75"). [8] ff., 272 pp., [21] ff.
$675.00
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Waxing Philosophical onDuty, Obedience, & the Common Good
Vauvilliers, Jean-François.  Questions sur les sermens ou promesses politiques en général, et en particulier sur le voeu de haine éternelle a la royauté. Bâle: De l'Imprimerie de Thourneisen, 1796. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). 74 pp.
$100.00
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Law asPracticed in Seville
Vela de Oreña, José.  Dissertationes iuris controversi in Hispalensi senatu. Nedum praecipuis eius illustratae definitionibus, sed & alijs inter scribendum obuis, tam Granatensibus, quam Hispalensibus. Granatae [i.e., Granada]: Apud Vincentium Aluarez à Mariz, 1638. Folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [16], 260, [50] ff.
$1675.00
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The ENDURING LAWS of theVISIGOTHS
Visigoths.  Laws, statutes, etc. Fuero juzgo en latín y castellano, cotejado con los más antiguos y preciosos códices por la Real Academia Española. Madrid: Por Ibarra, 1815. Folio (34.2 cm, 13.5"). [7] ff., pp. [iii], iv–liv, [2] ff., X, 162 pp., [2] ff., XVI, 231, [1] pp.
$300.00

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Trade in Wartime
Ward, Robert Plumer. An essay on contraband: Being a continuation of the treatise of the relative rights and duties of belligerent and neutral nations, in maritime affairs. London: J. Wright & J. Butterworth (pr. by G. Woodfall), 1801. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.75"). vii, [1 (blank)], 173–255, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacking i/ii, i.e., the half-title).
$150.00

Opera Juridica:  Roman & Spanish Legal Analysis
Yañez Parladorio, Juan.  Rerum quotidianarum libru duo ... Editio ultima caeteris longe elegantior, & emendatior. [and] Quotidianarum differentiarum sesqui-centuria. Amstelaedami: Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1688. 4to (20.2 cm, 8"). 2 vols. Vol. I: [26], 492 (i.e., 498), [54 (index)] pp. Vol. II: [2], 507, [45 (index)] pp.
$600.00
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