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Justice by Insurance  The General Indian Court of Colonial Mexico and the Legal Aides of the Half-Real, Borah, Woodrow
1 Justice by Insurance The General Indian Court of Colonial Mexico and the Legal Aides of the Half-Real
Borah, Woodrow
0520048458 / 9780520048454
University of California Press 1983, First Printing. Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Personal copy (with his autograph) of the late Hugh Hamill, historian and Latin American History scholar. 477 pages, bound in maize cloth. Firmly bound, moderate bump at head of spine. Edges of text block lightly foxed and dust-soiled. Jacket with several shallow tears at head of spine. Only one physical book listed in worldcat. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 26874 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Creating Mexican Consumer Culture in the Age of Porfirio Díaz, Bunker, Steven B.
2 Creating Mexican Consumer Culture in the Age of Porfirio Díaz
Bunker, Steven B.
0826344542 / 9780826344540
University of New Mexico Press 2012, First Edition. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 333 pages, bound in cranberry colored cloth. Light wear at base of spine; otherwise crisp and as new. Free of names or markings. About Fine jacket with minor wear at base of spine. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27436 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Bolton Past, Gent, Leslie
3 Bolton Past
Gent, Leslie
0850339723 / 9780850339727
Phillimore & Co. 1999, Signed by Author Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED by the author, Leslie Gent. 132 pages, nicely illustrated with black & white photos. History of Bolton (Greater Manchester England), from the Civil Wars, to the Industrial Revolution, mining, cotton and railways, to contemporary entertainment center and working class town. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Signed by Author 27727 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Around the Banks of Pimlico, Johnston, Mairin
4 Around the Banks of Pimlico
Johnston, Mairin
0946211159 / 9780946211159
Attic Press 1985, Very Good+; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall 28192 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Artibus Asiae, Vol. LVIII, 1/2, Lawton, Thomas, (editor-in-chief).
5 Artibus Asiae, Vol. LVIII, 1/2
Lawton, Thomas, (editor-in-chief).

Museum Rietberg Zurich/ Arthur M. Sackler Gallery 1998, Very Good+; Softcover; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 162 pages, bound in printed wraps. Contents include: The Sui-Tang Eastern Palace in Chang'an; The Buddhist Sculptures at Feixian Pavilian in Pujiang Sichuan; The Temple to the Northern Peak in Quyang; The Three Yin Masters of the Ming Court -- Yin Shan, Yin Xie, Yin Hong; Narrative Framing in the Tale of Genji Scroll. Nicely illustrated with maps, photos, drawings. Light edge wear, short corner crease on cover. Interior bright, crisp, unmarked. 28242 
Price: 31.50 USD
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La ciudad y el campo en la historia de Mexico; Tomos 1 and 2. Memoria de la VII Reunión de Historiadores Mexicanos y Norteamericanos/ Papers presented at the VII Conference of Mexican and United States Historians, Oaxaca, 1985, Morneo de los Arcos, Robert (ed.); Hamill, Hugh M. Jr. (ed.).
6 La ciudad y el campo en la historia de Mexico; Tomos 1 and 2. Memoria de la VII Reunión de Historiadores Mexicanos y Norteamericanos/ Papers presented at the VII Conference of Mexican and United States Historians, Oaxaca, 1985
Morneo de los Arcos, Robert (ed.); Hamill, Hugh M. Jr. (ed.).
9683618650 / 9789683618658
Universidad Nacional Autonomo de Mexico, Instituto de Investigaciones Historicas 1992, Very Good-; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 2 volumes, paperback. Memoria de la VII Reunion de Historiadores Mexicanos y Norteamericanos/ Papers Presented at the VII Conference of Mexican and the United States Historians. Over 70 articles, 30 in English and the majority in Spanish. Only 3 copies appear in worldcat. These were editor Hugh Hamill's personal copies. Good to Very Good with edges of covers showing moderate wear, some bumping at extremities, short corner creases. Tomo 1 shows light reading creases on spine. Bindings solid nonetheless. Interiors clean and unmarked. Light dust soiling on top edge of text block. A sampling of papers includes: Lo rural y lo urbano en la organizacion social y economica mexica by Jose Luis de Rojas; Urban Influences in the Formation of Colonial Mexican Agriculture by Herman W. Konrad; Las communicaciones en Michoacan: campo, ciudad y frontera, 1870-1910 by Jose Alfredo Uribe Salas; Rural and Urban Women in Revolutionary Yucatan 1915-1923 by Anna Macias; Hacendados y arrendatatios en la cienaga de Chapala by Heriberto Moreno Garcia. 26847 
Price: 74.70 USD
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The Ancient Underworld and the Oracle for Necromancy at Ephyra, Moyselimis, Sryros
7 The Ancient Underworld and the Oracle for Necromancy at Ephyra
Moyselimis, Sryros

Ioannina 1989, Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 100 pages, glossy pictorial wraps. Black & white illustrations. Light rubbing to edges of cover. Tight binding; crisp clean interior. Free of names or markings. 28218 
Price: 18.00 USD
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History of Scotland (Tales of a Grandfather); 3 volumes complete, Scott, Sir Walter
8 History of Scotland (Tales of a Grandfather); 3 volumes complete
Scott, Sir Walter

Porter & Coates N.D., Reprint. Very Good; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; Philadelphia; 3 volume set; each book bound in burgundy cloth with gilt titles on spine; otherwise unadorned. Frontis illustration and one additional plate in each volume. 380, 233/223, 242/256 pages respectively. The original series (1829-1830) "Tales of a Grandfather" included a fourth volume on the History of France and a fifth unfinished volume continuing the History of France. This reprinted series is limited to the 3 volume History of Scotland; no publishing date provided, but probably ca. 1880. All volumes tight and firmly bound, possibly unread. Bright covers; gilt bright & intact. Modest shelf wear; very shallow fraying at heads of spines; moderate wear bases of spines. Interiors clean; previous owner's name written on half title pages (or blank fly). Browning on margins of pages, edges of text block. Occasional spot of foxing. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 26993 
Price: 65.70 USD
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