The upcoming Documents Auction from a Mexicanista Library, offered by Morton Subastas, includes a variety of books, manuscripts, and other original documents from a single library. The offered works span the categories of history, mathematics, early Mexican periodicals, and more. Of the original historical documents up for bid is Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Practicability of a Ship – Canal Between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, by the Way of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, which was published by the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C. in 1872. Documented is the proposed route with maps and charts, as well as meteorological and geological profiles.
Other featured lots of the sale include an 1876 copy of El Reportorio, which was an encyclopedic newspaper. Also available is text by Joaquín Giménez that was published in the periodical El Tío Nonilla, which described itself as a “political, entangling, gossip and thunder” newspaper. Those interested in rare and unusual books can consider The Book of Corn: A Complete Treatise upon the Culture, Marketing, and Uses of Maise in America and Elsewhere. The edition on offer is written in English and was published in 1919. View any of these lots and register to bid on Bidsquare.
Lot Categories:Collectibles (232), Books, Manuscripts & Archives (232)
# of Lots:232
Price Range:$700 - $110,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Shufeldt, Robert W. Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Practicability of a Ship-Canal|| Estimate: |
|El Mentor Mexicano. Papel Periódico Semanario sobre la Ilustración Popular en las Ciencias Económicas|| Estimate: |
|Giménez, Joaquín. El Tio Nonilla. Periódico Político Enredador, Chismográfico y de Trúeno|| Estimate: |
|Navarro, Juan. Circulares sobre Alcabalas|| Estimate: |
|The Book of Corn: A Complete Treatise upon the Culture, Marketing and Uses of Maise in America and Elsewhere|| Estimate: |
|El Mexicano. Periódico Bisemanal, Dedicado al Pueblo|| Estimate: |
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