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Mexico: JUS, Revista de Dereche y Ciencias Sociales. 1941. First Edition. Softcover. xv+231pp+bibliography. Very Good condtion. Covers show moderate wear and handling grime. Small pencil note on ffep. Age toning to pages, but they are clean and unmarked. There is no foxing. Title page is still uncut. Yucatecan history including the Caste War and the henequen trade. (cfm)
LA VIDA LITERARIA DE MEXICO y La Literatura Mexicana Durante La Guerra De La Independencia (Coleccion De Escritores Mexicanos #27)
Mexico:Editorial Porrua, S.A. 1946. 407pp. Softcover. Beige covers soiled with wear to japped edges. Internally, pages slightly age toned but clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. Pages largely uncut. A very good copy
New York: A.S. Barnes and Company. 1934. Hardcover, no jacket. xiii+111pp. Illustrated. Ex-lib (American Antiquarian Society) with small card glued to front pastedown (extending slightly above cover) and embossed stamp to title page. Very Good conditon. Light handling grime to orange cloth boards and dust spots to top page edges. Tips are unbumped. Inside is clean and bright with a square and tight binding. Twelve ancient Mexican dances are described: the history, the music, and the steps. (cfm)
Boston:Charles C. Little and James Brown. 1843. In two volumes. xii+412pp and xi+427pp. 1st edition. Hardcovers. Original binding with embossed designs on covers, lightly soiled but gilt on spine still bright. Rear board of volume 1 is mottled and both volumes have the top two edge points gentle bumped. Internally, both volumes have a previous owners bookplate to the inside front board as well as his name penciled to the top of the title page. Both tissue guards on frontispiece's are age toned with some off set to title pages, but otherwise pages are clean and bright. No other foxing/age toning found. A very good clean set. * From Wikipedia..."The author was a Scottish 19th century travel writer best known for her 1843 account, LIFE IN MEXICO, which is widely regarded by historians as one of the most influential Latin American travel narratives of the 19th century. She moved to mexico in 1839 when her husband, the Spanish minister of the United States, became the Spanish minister to Mexico as part of Spain's attempt to recognize Mexico's independence. They resided in Mexico the the next two years, during which she wrote the letters that would eventually comprise this book..."
A Journal of Six Months In Mexico Including Travels to the Principal Parts of That Country; Conversations with Distinguished Personalities in the Arts and Public Life; Adventures, Mishaps, Reflections and Photographs. New York:Devin-Adair Company.1958. xvi+298pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Boards lightly soiled and shelfworn. Internally, a previous owners name is penciled to 1st free end-page, otherwise in very good, clean condition. The binding is tight and hinges intact. The dust jacket is lightly soiled and shelfworn with wear to all edges and folds, not price clipped, near very good condition.
New York:Taintor Brothers, Merrill and Co. 1883. Illustrated. x+298pp. Hardcover. Brown boards lightly shelfworn and soiled with bottom spine end bumped and top edge lightly nibbled. Gilt on spine still bright. Internally, end pages are lightly age-toned/foxed with a small tear to the top edge of the first free end-page and an occasional bit of foxing scattered throughout. Title page has a small tear from the bottom up, about an inch, where it attaches to the frontispiece. Overall, a very good, clean copy.
Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri. 1950. Softcover. 165pp. From a personal library with name stamps (including embossed stamp to title page) and a decorative bookplate. Very Good condition. Some handling wear, grime, and age toning to the covers. Some pencilled bookseller markings to corner of ffep. Otherwise contents are clean and bright. Binding is square and tight. Overall a very nice copy. The author held government posts during the period and provides his observations on the Fall of Herrera, Revolution and Government of Paredes, Santa Anna Assumes Power, Civil War in Mexico City, and The Mexican War Draws to a Close. (cfm)
Chicago:University of Chicago Press. (1975). xvi+229pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good clean copy, inside and out, with a very good, slightly edge worn and sun-faded dust jacket. *"In this broadly conceived overview, Peggy K. Liss provides the first comprehensive study of the origins of a separate Mexican identity within the Spanish empire in the first half of the sixteenth century. Her work is at once a fresh narrative history of the first generation after the Spanish conquest and an examination of the formative years of Mexican society."...dj
Albuquerque:University of New Mexico Press. (1975). 1st edition, stated. 194pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good clean condition, inside and out. The dust jacket is lightly soiled, sun-faded along spine strip, and shelfworn, with wear along edges and folds, including small chips and tears.
New York: The Viking Press. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover with jacket. xv+211pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Very Good condition in Good jacket. Unclipped jacket has moderate wear, grime, and small dampstain on rear; chips along the edges and sun darkening of spine. Book is clean and unmarked, square and securely bound. "In this book Mexico is presented as an experiment in education and for the first time a clear and coherent story emerges". A look at education in Mexico fifteen years after post-revolution initiatives were put in place. (cfm)
NEW TRAILS IN MEXICO. An Account of One Year's Exploration in North-Western Sonora, Mexico and South Western Arizona 1909-1910
New York:Charles Scribner's Sons. 1912. 1st edition. xxv+411pp. Illustrate, including 2 color plates and 2 maps in rear pocket. Hardcover. Brown boards lightly soiled and shelfworn, with wear to edges and spine ends. Gilt on front cover bright, but dulled on spine strip. Top edges gilt. Internally end-pages lightly age toned with an old bookseller ticket to 1st free end-page and a previous owners name stamped to 1st free end-page, as well as half title and verso of frontispiece. The third appendix (398/9) is uncut but someone did attempt it with some tears to margins as a result. Pages in the index have creasing to edges as if once turned. The binding is tight and hinges intact. The maps in the rear board are both in very good condition but with some age toning to the outside as if while folded were laid in the sun, one on top of the other. Overall, near very good condtion.
OBRAS COMPLETAS DEL MAESTRO JUSO SIERRA, TOMO II, PROSA LIETERARIA PIEDAD - CONVERSACIONES DEL DOMINGO EL ANGEL DEL PORVENIR - CUENTOS ROMANTICOS
Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. 1948. Volume II of a series. Softcover. 599pp. Very Good condition. Covers have moderate grime, dust spotting and small tears and creases at edges. The interior is clean with some age toning at page edges. Most pages are still uncut. (cfm)
Mexico City: I. Epstein. 1892. Hardcover, no jacket. 427pp. Undersized, 4"x5.5". Illustrated with two oversized foldout maps, both present. Red page edges. Ex-lib (American Antiquarian Society) with small card glued to front pastedown and extending slightly above the cover, and with an embossed stamp to title page. Inscribed without signature by the author. In Very Good condition. Covers and spine show very light wear. Both hinges are cracked. The two foldout maps are in near fine condition with a bit of age darkening. The contents are clean, unmarked and unfoxed. The binding is square and, other than the loose hinges, very secure. Part almanac and part travel guide, this volume presents a view into late 19th century Mexico City, "with excursions to Toluca, Pachuca, Puebla, Cuernavaca, etc.". (cfm)
(Austin):University of Texas Press. (1962). 1st edition. (xxii)+198pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Beige boards just slightly soiled with bottom edge points gently bumped. Top page edges lightly soiled. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight with hinges intact. The dust jacket is slighlty shelfworn, with light wear along edges but otherwise in very good condition.
Merida, Yucatan: ZAMNA de Merida. 1953. xvi+493pp. Good+ condition. Red cloth boards lightly worn with a 2" circular stain on back board and age toning to spine. Note that boards are attached updside down to the text block. Inside there is light toning at page edges but otherwise very clean and unmarked with sharp corners. Binding is square and tight. (cfm)
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