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Coleccion de documentos ineditos relativos al descubrimiento, conquista y organizacion de las antiguas posesiones españolas en América y Oceanía.
Madrid: Various publishers 8vo. 42 volumes.. 1864–84 & 1966 Woodrow Borah writing in Latin America: A guide to the historical literature (a.k.a., "the Griffin guide") declares, "This is the most important documentary collection for colonial Spanish America, an invaluable source, especially for materials pertaining to the sixteenth century." The data on AmerIndians, customs, early contact, etc., is outstanding. A mixed set in mixed bindings: all volumes except 11 are first editions, the exception being a 1966 reprint. Many original wrappers bound in. Volumes 1–10 in early quarter cloth, 11–42 in modern full cloth. Bindings as above: Vols. 1–10 with abrasion/discoloration to spines, otherwise minor wear; moderate foxing, and some early annotations. Vols. 11–42, cloth bright; mostly clean internally, last 2 pages of last volume supplied in facsimile. Vol. 38 lacking fascicles 3, 4, 5, and 6.
      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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