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THE MAN WHO LIKES MEXICO. The Spirited chronicle of adventurous wanderings in Mexican highways and byways. Illus. with photographs.
NY: The Century Co. 1912. 374pp. Illus. Hard bound. Except for sun fading of spine, a very good to fine, clean, tight copy. Attractive bright illustration on front cover. Autographed presentation copy to a Mr. F. C, Whitney dated 1914.
New York:E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. (1938). Stated 1st edition. 302pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. The book is in very good condition, with some mottling to the boards and some age-toning to the end-papers, front and rear. Internally, aside from the browning to end-pages, the pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket, although still in one piece, has much wear with many chips and tears.
First Edition. [Merida]:Patronato Pro Historia Peninsular, A. C. (1997). 51pp. + 104iilus. Stiff wrps. One of 500 copies. A very good copy. Some shelf wear to cover--mildly soiled. Otherwise, a clean and tight copy.
Mexico City:Ediciones de la Secretaria Publica. (1942). (35pp.). Soft cover. 1st. ed.Small quarto. Very light soiling at edges of soft cover, otherwise a very good to fine, clean, tight copy. A fascinating juvenile, attacking Germany for sinking Mexican ships and killling heroic sailors during the early years of World War 2. TS026.
(Merida): Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan. 1963. 16 pp. Illustrated. Wraps. Wraps show some wear but still in very good condition. Inside is bright and clean. A very good copy.
2 vols in one. 317pp; 317pp. Illustrated. Pages have darkened with age; Some foxing scattered throughout but especially at prelims of both volumes; otherwise a very good tight, clean copy. Has been rebound in green cloth. Boards are lightly soiled; edge points are bumped; and the rear external hinge is worn, otherwise very good.
2 vols. (737pp). Soft-cover. An excellent, tight set. Pages un-cut. S104.
163pp. Wrps. A very good copy.
London: Macmillan and Co.. 1866. First Edition. Hardcover, no jacket. 396pp + 4pp adverts. Eight tinted plates as called for plus color map frontis. Ex library with sticker to spine, bookplate to front pastedown and pouch to rear pastedown; negligible other markings. The boards and spine are very worn, and the biinding is a bit cocked. The interior in contrast is very good, Unmarked, clean, and unfoxed with secure binding. The plates are all in great shape. Detailed observations of life and politics at the time in Mexico, including the major cities (Puebla, Vera Cruz, Mexico City, Guadalajara, etc) and the environs including hacienda life. (cfm)
Los Angeles: El Heraldo de Mexico. 1919. First Edition. Wrps. 76pp + index. Very Good+ condition. Age toning and small pencil marking on cover. Otherwise clean, unmarked and securely bound. (cfm)
Mexico; Instituto Panamericano de Geografia e Historia, 1939. Stiff paper wrappers. First edition. 293pp. Illustrated with thirty fold-out maps. Very Good condition. Covers are age toned, foxed and have some chipping to edges with front cover starting to separate from spine edge. Some paper missing at top/bottom of spine. Neat owner signature/date on ffep. Interior not foxed, some age toning especially towards page edges. Fold out maps are in near fine condition. Binding is secure.
Tours:Alfred Mame et Fils. 1867. 12th edition. 288pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. An ex-library copy of the American Antiquarian Society, with their bookplate on the inside front board and call numbers attached to a card affixed to the inside front board. Brown boards with gilt decoration to front board and title in gilt on spine, lightly soiled, rubbed and shelfworn, with bottom edges points worn to boards. Internally, aside from library bookplate/card, decorated end-papers clean with a previous owners name to verso of 1st free end-page, and other than a few spots of foxing, pages clean and bright. The binding is tight and hinges intact. Text in French.
Mexico: Antigua Libreria de Andrade y Morales, Sucesores. 1886. First Edition. Ex-library. Leather hardcover boards over what appears to have originally been a softcover book. The leather boards are moderately worn, but the spine is in bad shape, missing about 30% of the leather, boards are attached but a bit wiggly. The front pastedown is damaged where a sticker was apparently removed. Between the endpapers is the original softcover book, complete with gray front and rear paper covers. All things considered the condition is G, but this embedded original book is in VG shape. There are two embossed library stamps (original cover, and title page) . Otherwise it is clean, unmarked, unfoxed, and securely bound. Rarely found first edition of this 16th century religious history. First volume of the 'Nueva Colleccion de Documentos Para la Historia de Mexico". (cfm)
Philadelphia:University of Pennsylvania Press. (1972). xvii+566pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good clean copy, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact. The dust jacket is lightly soiled, rubbed and shelfworn, with light wear along edges. It is not price clipped. *"...is a collection of forty Mayan texts, each with an English translation and notes on the language and content, and containing an introduction, a grammatical sketch, and a motif-index of tales. Legends and folk-tales, religious and medical texts, agricultural and domestic customs all make an appearance in these lively documents."...dj
Austin:University of Texas Press. (1965). xii+290pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good, clean copy inside and out. The dust jacket is lightly age-toned along front cover white edges, otherwise in very good condition. *"Communism in Mexico traces efforts over the past thirty-five years to create a Soviet-style society in one of the largest and most strategically situated of the Latin American countries."...dj
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