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Adventures in Mexico and the Rocky Mountains, Ruxton, George F.
Adventures in Mexico and the Rocky Mountains
Ruxton, George F.
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1 Churubusco En La Accion Militar Del 20 De Agosto De 1847
Mexico Museo Historico De Churubusco 1947 Soft cover Fine Book 
Original tan wrapper with red and black lettering on front cover. 7 1/4 X 9 1/2 inches. 85 pages. From the Instituto Nacional De Antropologia E Historia. Copy contains uncut pages. Copy also contains numerous black and white photographs and illustrations. Copy is clean. Binding is tight. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 The Narrative of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca:
Barre, Ms The Imprint Society 1972 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Original illustrated yellow, red and black cover with a black and white illustration of Alva Nunez Cabeza de Vaca on the front and back cover. 5 1/2 X 8 1/4 inches. 271 pages. The copy is number 1597 of 1950 copies signed by Michael McCurdy, who created the original wood engravings , which have been printed from block. 11 black and white illustrations. Quarter bound with red leather with gold lettering on spine. Yellow top stain. Come is slipcase. Slipcase has a few small soiled spots, but otherwise slipcase and copy are clean, tight and complete. 
Price: 47.50 USD
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3 The Panama Canal: A Picfgtorial Review of its Construction Together with Statistical Information
Chicago James R. Rock Company` 1912 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 
Oblong booklet 5/14 x 8 inches. Illustrated wrappers. Rubber stamp on title page: "Compliments of The Panama Canal On Zone, Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915". Three page history of the construction of the canalpl;us 17 captioned photos. Unpagtinated, but complete. 
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4 Aiton, Arthur Scott A Christmas Prayer.
Black Mack, the Handpress 1962 Soft cover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Issued as a Christmas gift in limited number. [14] pages; paper wrapper (3 3/8 x 5 1/8 inch) with title on the cover, sewn. Reprinted from Aiton's 'Antonio de Mendoza' (1927), on pages 106 to 109. Edited by T.W. McDonald with brief introduction and added notes. Scarce copy in very good condition. 
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5 Allen, J. A. List of Mammals and Birds Collected in Northeastern Sonora and Northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico, on the Lumholtz Archaeological Expedition, 1890-1892
New York American Museum of Natural History 1893 Soft cover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Paper wrapper, moderate chipping, stamp and pencil notes on front, not affecting text. Fold line in back cover. Paginated 27 - 42. Reprint of an article first published in the Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol V, Article III. Carl Lumholtz (1851-1922) was a Norwegian explorer and ethnographer who conducted several expeditions to Mexico from 1890-1910 for the American Museum of Natural History. This booklet lists the birds and mammals collected on one of these expeditions. 
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6 Anders, Ferdinand (Viena) / Jansesn, Maarten (Leiden) / Garci'a, Luis, Reyes (Mexico) (Comisio'n Te'cnica Intestigadora) Cro'nica Mixteca: El Rey 8 Venado, Garra de Jaguar y la Dinastia de Teozacualco-Zaachila. Libro Explicativo del Llamado, Co'dice Zouche-Nuttall
Espana Sociedad Estatal Quinto Centenario 1992 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
2 part collection. First part: Original maroon color cloth. 9 X 9 inches. 256 pages. Only 3000 copies printed. This copy explains the composition, introduction and history of the codex. Very small soiled spots on the back cover. Otherwise, copy is very clean, tight and complete. The second part actually has 2 parts with it. The first is a replica of the codex is approx. 34 feet long and is a 92 page "book" that unfolds like an a accordion. The second part are 84 individual plates, black and white illustrations of the codex. This beautiful collection is cased in a slipcase made of weave fabric. The book is encased and tied with leather straps. The codex and plates are enclosed in its own case. This beautiful collection is very unusual, clean and complete. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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7 Anonymous A Revolutionary Salute from Members of the Roxburghe Club to Members of the Zamorano Club
San Francisco, California David Henderson 1976 Soft cover Collectible-Fine Book 
125 copies printed as a Keepsake. One sheet folded into quarters, with title on the cover (6 1/2 x 10 inch). Facsimile reprint of the poem on blue paper inserted into the flyer. Given to members of both Clubs at the joint meeting September 1976. The anonymous poem was printed by Zamorano in 1836 - unique copy now part of the Bancroft Library. English version of the poem facing the Spanish facsimile by Professor Arthur L. Askins of UC Berkeley. Fine clean copy. 
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8 Anonymous Algunos Documentos Sobre El Tratado De Guadalupe y La Situacion De Mexico Durante La Invasion Americana. Prologo De Antonio De La Pena y Reyes.
Mexico City, Mexico Publicaciones De La Secretaria De Relaciones Exteriores. 1930 First Edition Soft cover Collectible-Fine Book 
"Archivo Historico Diplomatico Mexicano, Num. 31". xiii, 413 pages; index; paper wrapper with title on the cover. Collection of documents relating to Mexican-United States relations and the Treaty of Guadalupe. Minor pencil notes, otherwise a fine clean copy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9 Anonymous Apuntes Para Una Bibliografia Militar De Mexico, 1536-1936.
Mexico City, Mexico Seccion De Estudios Miltares Del Ateneo. 1937 First Edition Soft cover Collectible-Very Good Book 
469 pages; illustrations; paper wrapper with title on the cover. A bibliography centered on military activities of the Mexican government over the four hundred years of 1536-1936. Minimal annotations on the entries within the bibliography. Illustrations of the title pages of some of the entries. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10 Anonymous Cabezas; Escultura Antigua Del Peru; Fondos Del Museo Nacional De Arqueologia De Lima; Instituto De Arte Peruano
Imprenta del Museo Nacional. 1939. Lima. 1939 Soft cover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Illustrated wrappers. 64 photographs of masks with a wide variety of facial expressions. 
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11 Anonymous Origianl Stereocard Photograph. "Dwellings Erected For Employees of the Old French Canada Company, Colon, Isthmus of Panama."
Meadville, Pa. Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 13320 (249). Stereogarph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the history of the construction of the canal under the direction of the French from 1878 to 1899. A view of the dwellings constructed to house the workers outside of Colon on the Atlantic side of the canal. Nice clean copy. 
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12 Anonymous Origianl Stereocard Photograph. "Four O'Clock Parade of Society in Palermo Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina, So. Am."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 21809 (316). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about Palermo Park and its relationship to the wealthy of Buenos Aires. Nice view of carriages and expensive automobiles parading along the main avenue of the park, ca.1916. Nice clean copy. 
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13 Anonymous Original Sterecard Photograph. "Henequen, Wealth of Yucatan, from Which Sisal Fibre is Produced, Mexico."
Meadville, Pa Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
# 16100 (289). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the plant and its production into hemp or cordage. View of a plantation of Henequen (they average 500 acres) in the Yucatan of Mexico. Nice clean copy, save a slight bend to the upper left corner. 
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14 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. " La Guayra, Venezuela, Showing Fort Recently Bombarded By British."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company. 1902 No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
No. 13314. Stereograph tan card (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with stamp of 'Henry H. Cummings' on the backside. View of a half dozen people in the foreground of a view of the village after the British have bombarded it in one of their many colonial wars. Nice clean copy. 
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15 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. " National University and Halls of Congress, Caracas, Venezula."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 13307 (340). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about Venezula and its government, from Bolivar which brought the citizen freedom to the present dictators ca.1915. Nice view of the Halls of Congress and the National University, with people milling about. Nice clean copy. 
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16 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "A Cattle Ranch in Jamaica."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 9901 (301). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about Jamaica, its people, and economy ca.1915. Image of a herd of cattle (beef) being tended by a worker with swaying palm trees in the background. Fine copy. 
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17 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Across the Plaza in Arequipa to the Famous Volcano, Monte Misti, Peru, So. Am."
Meadville, Pa. Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 21867 (329). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the state capital of Arequipa, founded in 1540 by Pizarro to control the southern area of the Inca Empire, and Monte Misti (19,200 ft). The town was leveled in 1868 by earthquakes and was rebuilt from the rubble. Nice view of the town plaza and the main cathedral looking towards the towering Monte Misti, snowcovered in the background. Fine copy. 
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18 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Along the Mendoza River in the Andean Foothills, Argentina, So. Am."
Meadville, Pa Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 21817 (321). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the western province of Argentina, Mendoza. The climate and geography is much like central Spain and is a center for wine growing. Mendoza is also one of the centers for Italian immigration to Argentina. Nice view looking toward the Andean foothills with the Mendoza River winding down through the valley. Clean copy. 
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19 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Argentina's Famous Cattle on Range - La Plata, Argentina. So.Am."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 20844 (317). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the shorthorn cattle in Argentina and its introduction by the Spanish. Talks of the growth of the industry after the introduction of refrigerator ships allowing Argentina to ship beef to europe. View of a herd of shorthorn cattle grazing on the short grass of the Plata River region. Clean copy. 
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20 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Art Creation By the Master's Hand, Acambarro, Mexico."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company 1900 No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
No. 10896 (21). Stereograph on tan card (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside. View of two Mexicans standing on a crag overlooking the valley and a small town below with a large volcano in the background. A clean copy. 'Henry H. Cummings' stamped on the back. 
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