New York & London: Wiley and Putnam, 1846.
First edition, early issue with the dedication leaf. x, 304, iv, ads pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt lettered, some fading and wear, else very good. Bookplate of James Torr Harmer. Signed P.B. warren on the flyleaf. Sabin 95537; Hill p. 591. Item #241572
An interesting collection of sketches of Mexican culture and life by this retired United States Minister to Mexico. Included are descriptions and discussions of cockfighting, bull fighting, relations with Texas, the California question of annexation, education, taxation and agricultural economics including the tobacco and cloth industries and numerous other interesting facts.
Price: $250.00 Free Domestic Delivery