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[Mexico; archive of the Tlalmanalco hacienda].
Libro Segundo en que se comprehenden diversos instrumentos que sirben de titulos a la Hazda. nombrada Sn. Joseph Tapalcapán, y Tezoquipa agregada â la de Sn. Nicolás Toelentino, y Molino del Moral
1576-1712. Tlalmanalco [Mexico]. Folio, (310 x 220 mm). ff. 341, including a manuscript map of Tapalcapán hacienda and its surroundings in contemporary hand colour (ff. 265-266). Occasional old and discreet repairs but otherwise in good condition. Original Mexican colonial eighteenth-century limp leather wallet binding, ties present, one fragmentary, paper label on front cover, minor soiling else in excellent condition. Scattered foxing, several pages with stamp of private collector Solórzano y Mata, overall perfectly preserved; the folding map preserving the strong original colors.- A wonderful extensive Mexican colonial archive of the Mexican Hazienda San Joseph Tapalcapan y Tezoquipa, formed from over a period spanning almost two centuries: 1576 to 1712, illustrated with a double page manuscript map of the area -featuring a town-, preserved in its original binding, full of research potential. The volume presents us with a panorama of the social, economic, and agricultural history of Mexico in the first centuries of colonization and the adaptation of the natives to the incoming agricultural land-owning and land-managing system brought by the Spaniards. The archive is composed of various documents beginning with some dating from the earliest decades of Spanish settlement in Mexico and gathered, in the 18thcentury, into this one volume relating to the sale and management of estates and lands north of Tlalmanalco, the then capital of the Chalco region. As suchit provides an invaluable source for the progress of the Spanish colonization of Mexicobeginning as it … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: HS Rare Books [Argentina]

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