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16. COMPAÑÍA DE MINAS GUANAJUATENSE-MEXICANA. Escritura de la contrata de avio de las minas llamadas Sangre de Cristo y S. Juan de Dios (á) Villariño, situadas en el Mineral de la Luz, otorgada en Guanajuato ante el escribano Don José María Lopez: seguida de la ratificación de la misma y del reglamento de la compañía aviadora de las espresadas minas. Mexico: Tip. de R. Rafael, 1849. 35 [1 blank] pp. 8vo, original pale yellow ornamental wrappers, stitched and stabbed. Wraps foxed and with light wear, interior fine.

     First edition. Not in Palau. This scarce imprint contains printings of three separate documents having to do with the incorporation of this Company seeking to work the two named mines near the town of Mineral de la Luz in Guanajuato. The town of Mineral de la Luz, now a ghost town, was an important watering hole for miners and voyagers dating back to the time of the viceroys. ($150-300)

Sold. Hammer: $150.00; Price Realized: $176.25

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