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Paris: Buchon, Jean Alexandre, 1825. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 10.5" x 16.75", image plus text and title measures 19" x 24." Fantastic double page map of the island of Puerto Rico. Shows towns, waterways and topographical features in great detail. Includes historical and cultural information in French. From the French (1825) edition of Carey and Lea's 1822 "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas"
San Juan: Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, 2000. Hundreds of color illustrations. 420pp., 4to, cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper edgeworn. San Juan: Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, (2000). First edition. A very good (+) copy in a very good dust wrapper. Text in both Spanish and English. Printed in and edition of 4000 copies.
New York: Street and Smith, 1898. 2 folding maps of Cuba and Puerto Rico. 2 volumes in one. 12mo, decorated blue cloth, light foxing to both title pages, very light wear to top and bottom of spine. New York: Street and Smith, (1898). First Edition. Each map has a small tear in the margin near its attachment to the book.
Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1907. Color Frontis., b/w plates. xviii, 516pp. 8vo, publisher's 3/4 brown morocco, margins uncut, spine ends heavily rubbed, spine sunned. Philadelphia: George Barrie, (1907). First Edition One of 100 numbered copies. The history of Puerto Rico and the Philippines under Spanish and United States rule, the history of Hawaii as an independent nation and as a United States possession, and the history of Cuba from 1895 until the United States ended its occupation of the island. The...
San Juan: Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1957. xxxx, 146pp. 8vo, pr. wrs., wrappers lightly soiled. San Juan: Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1957. Comprendidas desde la Conquista hasta fin de diciembre de 1775. Extractadas de algunas antiguas tradiciones y archivos. Author was an infantry captain serving in Puerto Rico in 1775.
Avon: Limited Editions Club, 1975. Translated and edited by Daymond Turner. Illustrated with 8 color plates. 143 pages. Short 4to, vellum-backed orange cloth; publisher's box. Avon: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. A fine copy in a very good slipcase, a bit scuffed and bumped at corner. "In later life Oviedo was the first `Chronicler of the Indies.' He passed several years in Central America and West Indian Islands. He had ample knowledge from personal experience, from conversations with explorers and...