Lot 338 of 627:
Esposicion que el secretario de estado del Despacho del Interior, 1826  

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Title:
Esposicion que el secretario de estado del Despacho del Interior, de la Republica de Colombia, hace al Congreso de 1826, sobre los negocios de su departamento
Author:
Restrepo, Jose Manuel
Place:
Bogata
Publisher:
Imp. de Manuel M. Viller-Calderon
Date:
1826
Description:

37, [1] pp.  (4to) 24x20 cm (9½x7½") later buckram boards with leather cover label lettered in gilt. First Edition. 

The 3rd annual report of Columbia's Minister of the Interior, delivered in the 5th years of Columbia's independence from Spain. In the document Restrepo outlines the current state of affairs in the young republic, touching upon the recent border conflicts with Venezuela, progress towards the first census, repatriation of indigenous peoples, and educational and eagle reforms. The text of the report is followed by 14 pp. of tabular data listing governmental divisions, budgets, tax revenues, etc. Very scarce. Only 1 listing found at OCLC.

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Condition:
Some wear to binding with rubbing to extremities; front hinge cracked, front endpaper split along gutter now expertly mended, old institutional handstamps to recto and verso of title page, scattered foxing and dampstaining; about very good.
 
Item number:
277160b
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