Published by Santiago, 1926
440pp. Printed wrappers. Wrappers soiled and chipped at overlap edges. Internally tanned but very good, largely unopened. History of Chile, covering the economical, social, and political aspects, etc.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM10553
Published by Tucuman, Argentina, 1943
99pp. Folding map. Printed wrappers. A bit tanned, as usual, wraps a bit soiled, else fine and unopened. Describes the entrada of the first Spanish in the 1540's to this province of Argentina.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM5546
Published by Imprenta de Jose M. Masias, Lima, 1860
18pp. Removed from a bound volume. Fingerprint in ink on last page, otherwise very good. Presidential address to the Legislature on the Peruvian Independence Day.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM41122
Published by [N.p.], 1914
Printed broadside, 22 1/4 x 14 3/4 inches. Minor chipping at extremities. A good copy. A supplementary poster to the daily, "LA GUERRA," with the latest available details on the war in Europe, and declaring the retreat of the Kaiser's army from the French border. An interesting South American perspective on World War I.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM16351
Published by Santiago de Chile, 1885
vi,289pp. Original blue cloth, stamped in blind. Some dampstaining to binding, slightly affecting first few leaves. Ownership signature on titlepage. Else quite good. Collection of essays on Chilean culture, manners and customs. Not in Sabin.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM23670
Published by Maure, 1879
Broadside, 13 x 8 3/4 inches. Minor contemporary manuscript correction, else very good. A call to arms in verse, but after the Bolivian Litoral had already been lost. "Arriba bolivianos! Cada hombre es ciudadano." A scarce Bolivian imprint.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM16368
Published by Eusebio Aranda, Lima, 1840
35,pp. Small quarto. Dbd. Ink stamp at foot of titlepage. Internally clean. Very good. A response to a pamphlet which harshly opposed immigrants and naturalization of foreigners in Peru. Fewer than ten copies in OCLC. SABIN 16157.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM46542
Published by [Lima], 1845
18pp. Quarto. Dbd. Light foxing throughout text, else very good. A refutation of charges brought against Manuel Menendez by Benito Laso. Menendez was the President of Peru several times between 1841 and 1845. Includes several letters in support of Menendez.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM41137
Published by Imprenta de J. M. Masias, Lima, 1851
21pp. Removed from a bound volume. Light foxing, otherwise good. Detailed justification for the actions of the Legislature in the 1850-51 session.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM41121
Published by Bogota, 1857
14pp. Removed from a bound volume. Corners bumped, internally clean. A very good copy. An argument in defense of the Attorney General of Colombia against charges brought in the House of Representatives.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM41126
Published by [Guatemala, 1845
8pp. [with:] .DECRETO NUM 12. [Guatemala 1845]. 5pp. Folio. Dbd. Slight foxing. Very good. In the first decree, the President makes sweeping guarantees of civil rights, freedom of speech, and freedom of the press. The second decree proclaims peace with Salvador and the basis for amiable intercourse.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM10692
Published by Lima, 1845
,16pp. Removed from a bound volume. Minor foxing, and a large ink smudge on the front end wrapper. Contemporary manuscript on pages seven and sixteen. Else very good. An address to the Peruvian Republic by President Menendez. Menendez was thrice the president of Peru; serving short terms each time. A word on page 7 and the date of the address have been corrected.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM41136
Published by Emilio Orduña, Badajoz, Spain, 1882
66pp. Original printed wrappers. Spine mostly perished, some shelf wear. Rear wrapper soiled and clipped, front wrapper also with some soiling. Text evenly tanned with scattered light foxing. Good plus. A late 19th-century Spanish medical tract on various aspects of glaucoma. The author, an ophthalmologist at a provincial hospital in Badajoz, first discusses the symptoms, diagnosis, and history of the disease. In the second part of the pamphlet, he outlines available pharmacological and surgical treatments. Not in OCLC.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM51904
Published by Bogotá, 1851
19pp. Removed from a bound volume. Text lightly tanned. Good. A discussion of recent political events in Colombia. Appears to have been written by a liberal politician against conservative politicians and religious leaders.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM41120
Published by [Salvador, 1849
12pp. Quarto. Plain wrappers. Very good. Documents relating to claims lodged by the British consul Andrew Wright, against the government, printing the correspondence.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM5624
Published by Cuzco, 1837
Broadside, 25 x 20.2 cm. A very good, clean copy. An announcement addressed to the Peruvian National Guard from Col. Anselmo Centeno. A patriotic call to arms and pep talk: "Soldiers of the Confederate Army, commanded by his excellency, the Pacificator, are charged with the noble mission of venging the 'ultraje' and displaying an example of the respectability of three powerful nations.".
Seller Inventory # WRCAM16353
Published by Lima, 1845
,15pp. Folio. Printed self-wrappers. Very light foxing on endpapers, else very good. A brief history of events in Peru from 1843 to 1845 by Castilla, who served as the Peruvian President four times.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM41139
Published by Buenos Aires, 1826
4pp., printed on recto and verso of single folded sheet. Very good. Jose Mariano Serrano was apparently accused of publishing a dubious political tract called EL MOSQUETERO. In a letter to a friend, printed herein by his supporters, Serrano passionately defends his name. He claims that he was the first to opt for Bolivia's independence. Also includes a letter addressed to Serrano from Gen. Alvarez de Arenales.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM16367
Published by [Mexico], 1762
pp. Quarto. Stitched. A fine copy. MEDINA (MEXICO) 4805.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM5584
Published by Lima, 1847
37,pp. Removed from a bound volume. Last page is foxing lightly. Text is bright and clean. Signatures of the two authors on the second to last page. Very good. San Roman was the President of the Council of State from 1845 until 1849. This document is a list of acts and resolutions made by the council. San Roman went on to become the President of Peru in 1862. This copy is signed in ink by both San Roman and his Secretary, Flores, on the second to last page.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM41208
Published by London, 1818
,28pp. Folio. Modern half morocco and marbled boards. Fine. An important agreement between Britain and Spain regarding the illicit slave trade. Britain herein agrees to pay £400,000 as compensation for all losses sustained by Spaniards in the slave trade "on account of vessels captured previously to the exchange of the Ratifications of the present Treaty." Printed in English and Spanish.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM16438
Published by Imprenta del Estado, Comayagua, 1858
,20pp. Dbd. Lightly dampstained. About very good. The 1858 Honduran Constitution. SABIN 32757.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM25489
Published by Tipografia de Aurelio Alfaro y Ca., Lima, 1859
,42,pp. Dbd. Occasional, extremely minor dampstaining. A very good copy. A scarce pamphlet regarding monetary policy in Peru. The National Library of Chile attributes the work to Ernesto Malinowski, a Polish-born engineer who was responsible for major public works projects in Peru in the latter 19th-century. While his name does not appear in the work, the end of the text is signed with the printed note: "E.M. Diciembre de 1858." While focusing on the economic and monetary situation in Peru and the activities of the Casa de Moneda, the author also cites comparable instances in the United States, England, France, Spain, Germany, Holland, and Belgium. OCLC 15999944, 55240391. MORENO II:2838.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM36525
Published by Lima, 1843
4pp. Folded folio sheet. Old fold lines. Later manuscript notations at foot of first and last leaf. Light soiling and foxing, heavier on final page. Good. Pamphlet encouraging subscription to the Confraternidad de Nuestra Senora de la Misericordia, a charitable fraternal organization. No copies in OCLC, though the National Library of Chile does have a similar item dated ca.1810.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM41042
Published by Lima, 1845
,33pp. Folio. Dbd. Minor foxing to titlepage and last page, else quite clean. Very good. Benito Laso's refutation of accusations leveled against him in an earlier publication by Manuel Menendez. Two copies on OCLC, at the National Library of Chile and at Duke University. OCLC 55277222, 23170736.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM41138
Published by Imprenta Bonaerense, Buenos Aires, 1856
Two volumes. 23,vii,391,6; 472,5pp., plus frontispiece portrait in first volume. Quarto. Contemporary leather, spine and boards gilt. Outer joints rubbed and tender, spines worn, spine of first volume chipped. Contemporary ownership inscription on p. of first volume, contemporary annotation on p.23. Internally very good, with some minor occasional soiling and foxing. The second edition of the earliest history of Argentina written by a native author. First published in 1816-17 in three volumes, this important history of Buenos Aires and the surrounding area is based on original documents. Funes was a major figure in the revolution in Argentina, and the publisher of one of the earliest newspapers issued regularly in the region. This edition includes a nineteen-page biography of Funes, signed in print by "un amigo de los servidores de la Patria." An annotation in a contemporary hand at the end of the article indicates that Mariano Lozano is the author of the biographical introduction. PALAU 95861. SABIN 26211.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM36916
Published by [Buenos Aires, 1811
pp. Dbd. Leaves nearly detached. Moderate soiling in upper margin of recto of first leaf. Old institutional stamp on recto of first leaf and on verso of last leaf. Good. An official printing of thirteen regulations governing the submission of petitions to the government for monetary redress. Given unstable political conditions and the paucity of materials necessary for printing, such Argentine imprints are extremely rare. OCLC locates only two copies. OCLC 14769848.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM32981
Published by Imprenta de Luis Eduardo del Cristo, Nueva-Orleans, 1859
xi,220pp. Later black morocco and contemporary marbled boards, spine gilt. Boards worn along edges and extremities. Light scattered foxing and dampstaining. Bookplates of noted collectors Oscar Benjamin Cintas and Alberto Parreño on front pastedown. Very good. The author was a Cuban national who came to New York in 1853 as an exile. He later travelled to Mexico to join the liberal ranks during the War of Reform, joining the government of the new Republic in the 1860s. Eight lectures are included, in which Santacilia examines Cuba's history with a critical eye towards Spanish rule. PALAU 299379. SWANN PARREÑO SALE, 1978, lot 1358 (this copy).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM39838
Published by Imprenta del Estado por J. Gonzalez, [Lima?], 1830
36pp. Dbd. Corners worn, a few small chips. Tanned, with an occasional fox mark. Very good. A Peruvian government imprint, warning its prefects and tax collectors in the province of Ayacucho about their behavior. The taxmen in a remote province of a newly independent Peru apparently did not always conduct themselves according to their instructions. Not in OCLC.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM51823
Published by O.M. Clayes, Sacramento, 1864
lxxxvii,,710,,16pp. Contemporary pigskin, rebacked in matching style, gilt morocco spine labels. New endpapers. Light stain in lower margin of last few pages, else quite clean internally. Very good. In a cloth chemise and half morocco and cloth slipcase, spine gilt. Laws and statutes of the state of California for 1863-1864, printed in Spanish. The laws were printed by the official state printer in Sacramento, and translated into Spanish by the official state translator, Señora N. Florida Brown. The printing of California statutes in Spanish began in 1854, and shows the efforts the young state took to include Spanish-speaking citizens in its civic life.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM44179