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ATKIN, Ronald
REVOLUTION ! Mexico 1910-20
New York: John Day, 1970.
Red cloth. pp xiv, 354 + plates. Index. Fine in very nearly fine jacket, no owner marks.
$14.95                          Book Number: 44943                          Order / Enquire

Bassie-Sweet, Karen
From the Mouth of the Dark Cave: Commemorative Sculpture of the Late Classic Maya
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1965)., 1991.
Tall octavo, black cloth. (xiv), 287 pp, indexed, illustrations and photos in text. Fine in fine jacket, no owner marks. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$20.00                          Book Number: 22904                          Order / Enquire

Brunhouse, Robert L.
Frans Blom, Maya Explorer
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1976.
Grey cloth. pp (xiv), 291 + plates. Maps in text, index, notes, bibliography. Glue residue inside front cover from removed label, else fine. Thin price-clipped jacket has minor use, spine sunned, VG generally.
$18.50                          Book Number: 44796                          Order / Enquire

MEXICO IN ITS NOVEL: a nation's search for its identity
Austin: University of Texas, 1975.
Third printing. Red cloth. pp (xiv), 292. Index. Light glue residue from removed label inside front cover, else fine. Red jacket has faded spine, VG otherwise. Includes a chronlogical list of novels at rear.
$15.00                          Book Number: 44794                          Order / Enquire

CALLAHAN, James Morton
New York: Macmillan, 1932.
Brown cloth. pp (xii), 644 + 4 maps. Index. Spine very lightly sunned with gilt lettering a bit dulled; yellowing to page edges; endpapers browned from binding materials; small ink name and rubber stamp "Sample" on front free endpaper; else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$19.00                          Book Number: 44799                          Order / Enquire

Mexico City: El Colegio de México, 1973.
Illustrated card covers. pp (xii), 146. Text paper slightly toned, else a VG unworn copy, no owner marks. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$15.00                          Book Number: 26381                          Order / Enquire

CHIPMAN, Donald E.
NUNO DE GUZMAN and the Province of Panuco in New Spain 1518-1533
Glendale, California: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1967.
Tall octavo, maroon cloth. pp 322 + sepia-toned reproductions of old documents, one map in text, deckle fore edges. Minor rubbing to spine tips and outer corners, corner crease to map leaf, spine very lightly sunned, VG+ jacketless copy otherwise, no owner names. Páuco is on the Gulf coast of Southern Mexico just north of Veracruz. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.
$25.00                          Book Number: 27199                          Order / Enquire

Clausen, Robert T.
Sedum of North America North of the Mexican Plateau
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1975.
Thick octavo, green cloth. pp (743), illustrations in text. Green endpaper lightly sunned at margins; crease to half-title leaf, light foxing to top page edges, binding a little skewed, else fine, no owner names or text marks. Pale green jacket has slightly sunned spine, VG+ otherwise. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
$40.00                          Book Number: 30804                          Order / Enquire

Washington, D.C.: United States Govenment Printing Office, 1943.
pp (x),155, [3] + two plates at front (one in colour), 32 double-sided plates at rear; illustrations in text, indexed. Faint damp stain to foremargin of last half of book, private bookplate inside front cover, VG otherwise. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 140.
$19.00                          Book Number: 27159                          Order / Enquire

YESTERDAY IN MEXICO: A Chronicle of the Revolution, 1919-1936
Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1967.
Red cloth. pp xvi, 805; photos and maps in text. Fine copy, no marks in text. Red dust jacket spine is sunned to pink, with minor wear at head; VG otherwise. The best account available of the period of dominance of the Sonoran dynasty. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required
$30.00                          Book Number: 26350                          Order / Enquire

DUNNE, Peter Masten, S.J.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1948.
Green cloth. pp [16], 276 + 2 plates + folding map at rear. A VG clean and tight jacketless copy, no owner marks. "The present book describes the extension of the Jesuit mission system north of the country of the Tepehuanes into the territory of the Tarahunares in modern Chihuhua." - Preface.
$25.00                          Book Number: 27181                          Order / Enquire

FERGUSON, William M., with John Q. Royce
MAYA RUINS OF MEXICO. Colour Photographs by William M. Ferguson and John Q. Royce.
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1977.
Dark green boards, blue endpapers. (x), 246 pp. Colour photos and black & white illustrations in text. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, near fine. About 200 colour plates , some the first ever aerial photos. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
$30.00                          Book Number: 18790                          Order / Enquire

Hall, Linda B.
Álvaro Obregón: Power and Revolution in Mexico, 1911-1920
College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1981.
Brown cloth. pp xiv, 290 + photos on text paper. Index, chronolgy, bibliography. Glue residue inside front cover from removed label, else fine. Jacket has sunning to spine lettering, else fine.
$25.00                          Book Number: 44798                          Order / Enquire

HARRIS, Willam R., Rt. Rev.
Chicago: Chicago Newspaper Union, 1908.
Original black ribbed cloth. pp (xiv), 225, (3) + 8 plates. Cheap paper a little yellowed, short tear to front fly leaf; VG otherwise. A book about the Digger, Yaqui, Papago, and Apache Indians of Baja California and Sonora. Author was Roman Catholic bishop of Salt Lake City, Utah.
$25.00                          Book Number: 527                          Order / Enquire

HUTCHINSON, (C. Alan, translation and introduction).
MANIFESTO TO THE MEXICAN REPUBLIC, which Brigadier General José Figueroa, Commandant and Political Chief of Upper California, presents on his conduct and on that of José María de Hijar and José María Padrés as Directors of Colonization in 1834 and 1835.
Berkeley: University of California Press, (c.1978).,
Brown boards. (x), 156 pp, indexed. Adhesive remnants from removed bookplate on front pastedown, else a near fine copy. Dust jacket price-clipped with small sticker shadow to front, VG otherwrise.
$20.00                          Book Number: 23922                          Order / Enquire

AZTEC THOUGHT AND CULTURE. A Study of the Ancient Nahuatl Mind. Translated from the Spanish by Jack Emory Davis
Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1963.
Tan cloth. pp (xxiv), (243). Front free endpaper has a corner crease and a tan spot at fore margin; yellowing to page edges; else a VG clean and tight copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has some tears, shallow chips along top, spine lightly darkened; good.
$15.00                          Book Number: 27514                          Order / Enquire

LEON-PORTILLA, Miguel, editor
THE BROKEN SPEARS. The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico. Translated from Nahuatl into Spanish by Angel Maria Garibay K. English Translation by Lysander Kemp. Illustrations, Adapted from Original Codices Paintings, by Alberto Beltran.
London: Constable, 1962.
Green cloth. [xxxvi), (169), [3] pp. Ink inscription to front free endpaper, vertical crease to rear free endpaper, bit of sunning to the green topstain; VG copy otherwise. Dust jacket has short tears, light spine tanning, small hole to rear panel, VG otherwise. "This eyewitness account of the death of a civilization - the bloody, brutal destruction of the Aztec peoples by Cortes and his warriors, first recorded by the Aztec survivors in epic prose and poetry in their na tive Nahuatl language - is here presented in English translation for the first time."
$19.00                          Book Number: 12740                          Order / Enquire

LOWRY, Malcolm
DARK AS THE GRAVE WHEREIN MY FRIEND IS LAID. Edited by Douglas Day & Margerie Lowry.
New York: New American Library, 1968.
Black cloth, red endpapers. Small crease to lower inner corner of front free endpaper, light yellowing to page edges, very nearly fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. An unfinished novel of Lowy and wife Margerie's trip to Mexico, edited by her and Douglas Day.
$25.00                          Book Number: 42631                          Order / Enquire

MISS DOLL, GO HOME: an original novel
New York (Toronto): Dell, 1965.
16mo, Dell mass market paperback 5676 (45¢). Slightly leaned, red spine lettering lightly sunned, light sunning to the top edges, softly puckered in inner margins of covers, one very soft corner crease, else a nice, crisp copy. Printed in Canada. Paperback original, "Sex and the single artists - south of the border". A comic crime novel about an American art colony in Mexico, by a close friend of Malcolm Lowry, felt by many to be seriously underrated. His fourth novel, scarce in this original edition. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$75.00                          Book Number: 40911                          Order / Enquire

MEXICO AT THE BAR OF PUBLIC OPINION: a survey of editorial opinion in newspapers of the western hemisphere
New York: Mail and Express Publishing Company, 1939.
Blue cloth. pp [2], (2), viii, 320. Index, illustrations in text. A bit of darkening to inner margins of endpapers from binding materials, else a VG unworn jacketless copy.
$15.00                          Book Number: 43826                          Order / Enquire

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