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The Narrative of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca:

By: N/A

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Barre, Ms, The Imprint Society: 1972

Seller ID: 017027


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 smal... View more info

Churubusco En La Accion Militar Del 20 De Agosto De 1847

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mexico, Museo Historico De Churubusco: 1947

Seller ID: 018309


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. View more info

The Panama Canal: A Picfgtorial Review of its Construction Together with Statistical Information

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, James R. Rock Company`: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018760


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. View more info

A Christmas Prayer.

By: Aiton, Arthur Scott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Black Mack, the Handpress: 1962

Seller ID: 14906


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. View more info

List of Mammals and Birds Collected in Northeastern Sonora and Northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico, on the Lumholtz Archaeological Expedition, 1890-1892

By: Allen, J. A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, American Museum of Natural History: 1893

Seller ID: 016713


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 on... View more info

The Panama Canal : The Evolution of the Isthmian Crossing

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: The Book Club of California. 1965. San Francisco.: 1965

Seller ID: 1718


Publisher's cloth slip case. 12 parts, complete. 950 copies printed. Each folder gives a brief history about a specific part of the Canal, or its completion, along with a color illustration of the place or event. For example: The Gold Rush Crossing; The Panama Railroad; The Tehuantepec Ship Railway; The French Effort; Joseph Pennell And The Panama Canal; The Kiss Of The Oceans; etc. View more info

Cabezas; Escultura Antigua Del Peru; Fondos Del Museo Nacional De Arqueologia De Lima; Instituto De Arte Peruano

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Imprenta del Museo Nacional. 1939. Lima.: 1939

Seller ID: 2567


Illustrated wrappers. 64 photographs of masks with a wide variety of facial expressions. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "The Firmament Showeth His Handiwork"

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company: 1900

Seller ID: 9022


No. 10844 (16) photo by B.L. Singley. Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside. View from the mountains outside Guadalajara, Mexico. Nice, clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. " La Guayra, Venezuela, Showing Fort Recently Bombarded By British."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company.: 1902

Seller ID: 9031


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. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "The Sacred Shrine on Cholula and 'Old Popocatapetl,' Cholula, Mexico."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company: 1900

Seller ID: 9032


No. 10865 (7). Stereograph tan card (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside. View taken from the top of one of the pyramids in Cholula looking towards the volcano Popocatapetl. A large stone cross has been erected on the top of the pyramid which dominates the scene. Nice clean copy with 'Henry H. Cummings' stamped on the back. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Art Creation By the Master's Hand, Acambarro, Mexico."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company: 1900

Seller ID: 9033


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. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "City of Mexico, the Ancient Tenochtitlan of the Aztecs."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9264


#10803 (282). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the city of Mexico under the Aztecs and the Spanish conquest. View of the city from the National Cathedral which was built on top of the main Aztec temple after the city was leveled by Cortes. Nice clear image with the mountains in the background which surround the valley taken before the infamous smog, ca. 1920. Nice clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Pyramid of The Sun, from Pyramid of the Moon, San Juan Teotihuacan, Mexico."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, Pa, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9265


# 10925 (284). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the pyramids and a account of the Toltecs who built them. Nice image of the Pyramid of the Sun from the top of the Pyramid of the Moon, both step pyramids some 200+ feet tall surrounded by the Valley of Mexico.Nice clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Filling Pig Skins with Juice from Maguey Plant Used in Making Pulque, the Native Drink, Tacuba, Mexico."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9266


# 10926 (285). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the native manufacture of Pulque from the maguey (century plant) which is stored in pig skin containers. Also the legend of its discovery and the fall of the Toltecs. View of a man filling a pig skin with pulque while a donkey waits with a bag tied on its back among the plants. Nice clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Mexican Musicians and Dancing Girls in National Costume."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9267


# 17787 (290). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the Mexican people and their love of life. View of a large group of people, men, women and children, in costume posing for the camera. Clean copy, save a small damaged upper right corner (1/4 x 1/2 inch). View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "The Sacred Shrine on Choluia Pyramid and 'Old Popocatapetl', Cholula, Mexico."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9268


#10865 (288). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the Spanish conquest of Cholula, a religious city of the Aztecs, and its 40 pyramids. Also discusses the mining method of removing sulphur from the crater inside Popcatapetl. Nice view from the church built on top of a 200 foot step pyramid looking across the valley toward the volcanic mountain Popocatapetl. Clean copy save some bent damage (1/4 x 1/2 inch) to the upper left si... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Mexico's Principal Harbor, Vera Cruz."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9269


# 10800 (280). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the city of Vera Cruz and its harbor. Founded by Cortes after landing on the Island San Juan de Uloa in 1518 and it was the main invasion route of the Spanish, Americans and French. Nice view of dock workers on a wharf getting ready to unload a vessel tied up to the wharf. Clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Rich Gold and Silver Mining Center, El Oro, State of Mexico, Mexico."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9270


# 16106 (287). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about El Oro and the Spanish quest for gold and silver. View of the mining complex in El Oro from a distance ca.1912. Nice copy. View more info

Original Sterecard Photograph. "Henequen, Wealth of Yucatan, from Which Sisal Fibre is Produced, Mexico."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, Pa, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9272


# 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. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Carding Room, Cotton Mills, Orizaba, Mexico."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, Pa, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9273


# 10888 (286). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the city of Orzaba and the production of cotton in its many mills. Ca.1912 there were 148 mills employing 30,000 workers. Nice industrial visual of the carding room which seems to go on forever with lighting from above. Not a person anywhere. Clean copy with slight fraying to the ends. View more info