New York: Harcourt Brace, . First edition. Presentation Copy with Original Photograph. SIGNED by Rivera on the front... Read More about The Frescoes of Diego Rivera
V.p: 1832-1896. Historians often say that the most telling primary sources of any given period or place are its newspapers, almanacs and telephone books. Almanacs follow a particular pattern in their contents: in addition to the usual astronomical data and weather forecasts, there are often notices of meetings, election dates..... Read More about Group of 11 Mexican Almanacs
Mexico: Imprenta de la “Voz de México”, 1874. Read More about Recepción hecha en Toluca al Illmo. y Rmo. Sr. D. fray Ramón M. de San José, obispo "in...
Toronto: Willing and Williamson, 1880. First edition. Read More about A Trip to Mexico, Being Notes of a Journey from Lake Erie to Lake Tezcuco and Back with an Appendix
New York: June 4, 1964. Aldolfo Best-Maugard (1891-1964) was a Mexican painter and author of “An Approach to Creative Design” (1925). He established and promoted a new drawing teaching method, based on popular art elements and on the study of pre-Columbian forms, that was part of the nationalistic environment of..... Read More about Portrait photograph of Adolfo Best-Maugard
Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1843. First American edition. "Eyewitness account of life in early independent Mexico"---Griffin 4174 (later edition)Edited for publication and with a preface by W.H. Prescott. The author was the Scottish wife of the Spanish minister to the U.S., who includes an account of her..... Read More about Life in Mexico during a residence of two years in that country
Mexico: "La Ensenanza" Printing Office, 1876. An English translation of this account of Mexico's political structure, history, ethnography, agriculture, commerce, and mining. With unusual full-page color plates, depicting local costume. The map shows the ethnographic makeup of MexicoThe lithography was done by V. DeBray y Co. The 8 color costume plates..... Read More about The Republic of Mexico in 1876. A Political and Enthnographical Division of the Population,...
Salem, Mass: Printed at London: Reprinted at Salem, by Joshua Cushing for Cushing & Appleton, 1803. First American edition. Read More about The True History of the Conquest of Mexico by Captain Bernal Diaz del Castillo, One of the...
Mexico: 1834. WITH: Rentas eclesiásticas : o sea, impugnacion de la disertacion que sobre la materia se ha publicado de orden del honorable Congreso de Zacatecas.Guadalajara : T. Cruz-Aedo, 18342. Disertación sobre la restitución de los bienes eclesiasticos necesaria para la salvación de los que han adquirido sin la anuencia..... Read More about Disertación que manifiesta la propiedad que los eclesiásticos tienen en sus bienes
Brussels: Imprimerie Polleunis, Ceuterick, et Lefébure, 1888. First seperate edition. Read More about Archéologie et Bibliographie Mexicaines
San Francisco: Bacon & Company, 1881. First edition. This is the scarce first edition of Hamilton's study of the Mexican states that run along the border of the United States. Apparently, he hoped that this region would be settled by the "advance guard of American civilization." Contains much useful information..... Read More about Border States of Mexico: Sonora, Sinaloa, Chihuahua and Durango...A Complete Description of the...
Hacienda Rosendal, Tantojón, Pánuco, V[era].C[ruz], Mexico: January 17, 1896. In praise of three California huntresses. A charming tribute with subtle overtures from three Swedish bachelors living in Mexico to three California sisters whose hunting prowess was described in an article in the "Mexican Herald." Headlined "Three California Dianas. They Kill..... Read More about Autograph letter signed by Guido de Voltaire, Edward Thimgren & A. Rahm, to the sisters...
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1938. First edition. A journey from California to Mexico by Dana & Ginger Lamb in a hand-built boat in the 1930. Read More about Enchanted Vagabonds
London: R. B. Seeley and W. Burnside, 1836. First edition. Charles Latrobe (1801-1875) was born in London and came to America in 1832. After visiting the chief cities in the States, he sailed down the Mississippi to New Orleans, and, in company with Washington Irving, struck out across the prairies..... Read More about The Rambler in Mexico
Boston: Putnam, Messervy & Co, Bankers, 60 State Street, 1885. First edition. A party of 30 (mostly Bostonians and new members of the Board of this newly completed Railroad) on the Mexican Central (Railroad) Excursion. "This story ... in the form of a diary entry of events, is made up..... Read More about A Trip to the City of Mexico
Hartford: S. Drake and Company, 1853. First edition. Read More about Mexico, Aztec, Spanish and Republican: A historical, Geographical, Political, Statistical and...
Washington, D.C: Printed by Wendell and van Benthuysen, 1847-1848. United States Congress (30th, 1st Session); Senate Ex. doc. no. 1. Read More about Message from the President of the United States, to the Two Houses of Congress at the...
Washington: Beverly Tucker, 1854. First edition, Senate issue. Investigation of the spurious claims of Gardiner and Mears for alleged destruction of Mines in San Luis Potosi during the Mexican War. Read More about Report of the Select Committee of the Senate in Relation to the Proceedings of the Board of...
Mexico City: Victor Debray & Co, 1877-. First edition. The plates include spectacular views of Veracruz, Orizaba, Puebla, and illustrations of stations, locomotives, freight and passenger trains, bridges and tunnels, etc. This glorious plate book, published the same year that Porfirio Díaz came to power, captures a pivotal moment in..... Read More about Part 1: Double title page and text in Spanish and English] Album del Ferrocarril Mexicano....
[Mexico: Aug. 23, 1843]. "Permits the re-entrance of the Jesuits into certain parts of Mexico, especially the Californias - Upper and Lower. This order, which played so great a role in the development of the Spanish Southwest, had been driven from that region in the middle of the eighteenth century..... Read More about El C. Valentin Canalizo General De Division, Gobernador y Comandante General del Departamento de...
Puebla de Los Angeles: Impresas en la Oficina de Moreno Hermanos, 1825. The Academia Medicoquirugica de Estada Ciudad de la Puebla was established in 1824 with the objective of promoting the advances of medicine in Mexico and was charged with compiling a pharmacopoeia, including indigenous medicines. The present Tablas Botanicas..... Read More about Tablas Botánicas que, para el más Pronto y Fácil Estudio de esta Ciencia
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1884. Second edition, revised. HENRY SMITH PRITCHETT'S COPY. HENRY SMITH PRITCHETT'S COPY with his signature, Washington University, St. Louis, 1885 July on endpaper. Pritchett, the eminent American astronomer was at this time the Professor and Observatory Director at Washington University where he remained until..... Read More about Appleton's Guide to Mexico, including a Chapter on Guatemala and an English-Mexican Vocabulary
London: Ricahrd Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1844. Second edition. Read More about History of the Conquest of Mexico, with a preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization,...
Paris: Baudry's European Library, No. 3, Quai Malaquais, 1844. First French edition. From Baudry's Collection of ancient and western British Authors Nos. 395 to397. Read More about History of the Conquest of Mexico, with a preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization,...
London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1843. First edition. WITH ALS. With laid in 1 page ALS to Messrs. Carey & Hart, dated March 25, '47, "You are quite welcome to make any use you please of the note which I wrote to Mr. Griswold..." Read More about The History of the Conquest of Mexico, with a preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican...
San Augustin de las Cuevas [Tlalpan]: Imprenta del Gobierno, 1827. Important Printing of the Congressional Decrees Following Independence. Congress began its activities on February 24 and closed on June 2 of the same year, 1827. Among the earliest items printed by the government of the State of Mexico. Read More about Coleccion de Decretos y Ordenes del Primer Congreso Constitutional de Mexico. Tomo Ie