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My Life Among the Savage Nations of New Spain

Pérez de Ribas, Andrés

Los Angeles

Ward Ritchie Press



xvi, 256 pp. Translated in condensed form by Tomas Antonio Robertson. Plates from photographs. 26x17 cm (10¼x6¾"), cloth, jacket.

Pérez de Ribas was Padre Provincial of the Company of Jesús of New Spain (Mexico). The present work is a condensed translation of "Triumphs of our Saintly Faith Among Peoples the Most Barbarous and Savage of the New Orb," written in 1644.

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Jacket with a few chips and short tears, volume fine.

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