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PRESCOTT, William H[ickling] [1796-1859].
History Of The Conquest Of Mexico, With A Preliminary View Of The Ancient Mexican Civilization, And The Life Of The Conqueror, Hernando Cortés.
New York: Harper And Brothers, 1847..
3 Volumes. 8vo. pp. xxxiv, 488; xviii, 480; xvii, 524. with half-titles. 3 engraved frontis. portraits, 2 double-page engraved maps, & 1 engraved facsimile. original blind-stamped cloth (spine ends & corners frayed, some foxing to plates & neighbouring leaves, else very good tight copies). Eighth Edition. Prescott's picturesque narrative of the exploits of the Spanish conquistadores in Mexico won him the admiration and friendship of Alexander von Humboldt, and election in 1845 as corresponding member of the Royal Academy of Berlin. In the same year he was chosen to fill the vacancy caused by the death of the Spanish historian Martín Fernández de Navarrette, in the Institut de France. cfSabin 65263.
$300 USD                          Book Number: elala3318                         Order / Enquire

PRESCOTT, William H[ickling] [1796-1859].
History Of The Conquest Of Mexico.
London: George Routledge And Sons, 1874..
3 Volumes. small 8vo. pp. xxx, [2], 413; xix, 407, [4]ads; xix, 444. with half-titles. 2 folding engraved maps. 2 engraved frontis. port. A fine untrimmed set in original blind-stamped cloth (spines sunned, hint of foxing to plates & outer leaves).
$179 USD                          Book Number: MESstPRE77                         Order / Enquire

RICKARDS, Constantine George.
The Ruins Of Mexico.Volume I. [All Published].
London: H.E.Shrimpton, 1910..
folio. pp. 4 p.l., 153, viii. frontis. & 259 mounted illus., all after photographs. original cloth (upper outer corners repaired, frontis. offset, periodic light to moderate foxing). small printed slip laid in announcing the publication of Vol. II, which never appeared. First Edition.
$250 USD                          Book Number: MCKeRICK75                         Order / Enquire

SARTORIUS, C[arl Christian Wilhelm] [1796-1872].
Mexiko, Landskapsbilder Och Skizzer Ur Folklifvet, Affattade I Skrift Och Framstättning Af Carl Wingstedt.
Stockholm: Tryckt Pa P.A. Huldbergs Förlag [Hos J. W. Lundberg], 1862..
8vo. pp. 194, [2]. steel-engraved title & 17 steel-engraved plates by G.M.Kurz, J.Poppel & W.Lang after drawings by J.M.Rugendas. A very nice copy in original blind-stamped cloth, lettered in gilt on upper cover (spine somewhat dull, paper lightly embrowned). First Edition of the Swedish Translation. The steel-engraved plates, topographical views and scenes of peasant life, are after drawings made by German artist, Johann Moritz Rugendas [b. 1802], Palau 302687. cfSabin 77120-21.
$833 USD                          Book Number: MRTxiSAR56                         Order / Enquire

Mexican And Central American Antiquities, Calendar Systems, And History. [At Head of Title: Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology Bulletin 28].
Washington: Government Printing Officew, 1904..
8vo. pp. 682. 1 map, 48 plates (many double-page and/or folding, some colour), & 134 text illus. original cloth (bit rubbed, label removed from spine). ownership entry & printed label of J.Hugh Hammond, Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Canada. First Edition in English, translated from the German under the supervision of Charles P. Bowditch. Including papers on the Mexican chronology, Mexican feather ornaments, the antiquities of Guatemala, the bat god of the Maya race, the wall paintings of Mitla, the ancient Zapotec country, the temple pyramid of Tepoztlan, Maya hieroglyphs, the central American tonalamatl, the independent states of Yucatan, &c.
$150 USD                          Book Number: elala3326                         Order / Enquire

SOLÍS [Y RIBADENEIRA], Antonio De [1610-1686].
Istoria Della Conquista Del Messico.
Firenza: Gio. Filippo Cecchi, 1699..
folio. pp. 16 p.l., 763. complete with half-title. index. 3 engraved portraits (Solis, Cortés, Montezuma). 5 engraved head & tailpieces. engraved title ornament. contemporary vellum. First Edition of the Italian Translation by Filippo Corsini of this classic history of the conquest of Mexico by Spanish forces under Hernando Cortés in 1520. European Americana 699/197. JCB p. 401. Palau 318688. Sabin 86486. cfBell S318.
$2000 USD                          Book Number: MLÍtoSOL84                         Order / Enquire

SPENCE, Lewis [1874-1955].
The Myths Of Mexico & Peru.
London: George G.Harrap & Company Ltd., [1920]..
8vo. pp. xiii, [1], 366, [1]. 52 plates (3 colour, incl. frontis.) mainly by Gilbert James & William Sewell, 6 text illus. & 3 full-page maps. biblio. index. original gilt-stamped morocco, t.e.g. (spine sunned).
$150 USD                          Book Number: elala5001                         Order / Enquire

STARR, Frederick [1858-1933].
In Indian Mexico A Narrative Of Travel And Labor.
Chicago: Forbes & Company, 1908..
8vo. pp. 1 p.l., xi, 425. 96 plates. library buckram (ex-lib). First Edition. An important ethnographic study of the Indians of Mexico by the noted American anthropologist, based on three expeditions conducted between 1896 and 1900. The numerous illustrations are after photographs taken by Bedros Tatarian, Charles B. Lang, and Louis Grabic. The scientific results of the expeditions were separately published.
$175 USD                          Book Number: elala3328                         Order / Enquire

STEPHENS, John L[loyd] [1805-1852].
Incidents Of Travel In Central America, Chiapas, And Yucatan.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1841.
2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. viii, [1 leaf], [9]-424; vii, [1 leaf], [7]-474. 68 engraved plates (incl. 2 frontis., 2 double-page) & numerous text illus. folding engraved map. original blind & gilt-stamped cloth, rebacked with spines mounted (edges frayed, dampstain to upper portion of leaves & plates in first gatherings of Vol. I). First Edition. Stephens was appointed to a confidential American diplomatic mission to Central America in 1839. This popular travelogue describes events connected with the mission and Stephens' extensive travels in Guatemala, Costa Rica, and the Yucatan. Included are detailed descriptions and illustrations, after drawings made on the spot by English artist and architect, Frederick Catherwood, of dozens of ruins of the Mayan civilization, the most extensive, important, and accurate information hitherto published on ancient Mesoamerica. Sabin 91297. Smith S146.
$1249 USD    Book Number: elala3604         Order / Enquire

TERRY, T.Philip.
Terry's Guide To Mexico: The New Standard Guidebook To The Mexican Republic With Chapters On Cuba, The Bahama Islands And The Ocean Routes To Mexico.
Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company..., 1925..
16mo. pp. [2]ads, ccxlix, 595, [65]ads. ads on endleaves. 2 folding coloured maps & 27 plans (some folding or double-page; 1 in text). index. cloth (narrow stain on rear cover). Revised Edition.
$150 USD                          Book Number: dola1082                         Order / Enquire

TOOR, Frances.
A Treasury Of Mexican Folkways The Customs Myths Folklore Traditions Beliefs Fiestas Dances And Songs Of The Mexican People.
New York: Crown Publishers, [1947]..
8vo. pp. xxxii, [2], 566. 10 colour plates & 100 text illus. after drawings by Carlos Merida. 1 full-page map. 168 illus. from photos. biblio. glossary. index. cloth (spine dull else VG). Second Printing Before Publication.
$100 USD                          Book Number: dola743                         Order / Enquire

TYLOR, Edward B[urnett] [1832-1917].
Anahuac: Or Mexico And The Mexicans, Ancient And Modern.
London: Longmans, Green, Reader, And Dyer, [Re-Issue Of Edition of 1861], [c1875]..
8vo. pp. xi, [1]errata, 344. tinted lithographed frontis. & 3 hand-coloured lithographed plates. folding engraved map. 25 wood-engravings in the text. modern quarter calf. Second Edition (first: 1861). An account of the British scientist's travels and anthropological researches in Mexico in 1856.
$410 USD                          Book Number: MLOahTYL92                         Order / Enquire

Aztecs Of Mexico Origin, Rise And Fall Of The Aztec Nation.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1944..
8vo. pp. xxii, [2], 340. 32 double-sided plates & 28 text illus. maps on endleaves. biblio. index. cloth (pen & pencil marks on several pages). First Edition.
$75 USD                          Book Number: dola746                         Order / Enquire

WARD, Sir H[enry] G[eorge] [1797-1860].
Mexico In 1827.
London: Henry Colburn, 1828.
2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. xix, [1], 591, [1]; viii, 730. with half-titles. 2 folding engraved maps, 10 aquatints (1 hand-coloured, 4 double-page, 1 double-page & folding), 3 lithographed plates (1 folding), & 5 wood-engravings in the text. contemporary calf, gilt arms on covers, rebacked preserving spine labels (corners worn, some foxing to plates & adjacent leaves, calf at head of one spine wrinkled). First Edition. A first-hand account of political and social conditions in Mexico following the Mexican War of Independence from Spain. The author was British Chargé d'Affaires there from 1825 to 1827. His account contains considerable detail respecting mining operations in the country. The handsome aquatints and lithographs are after drawings by Mrs. Ward. Included in the appendix is a brief account of Texas by General Wavel, which Streeter notes is still one of the few reliable descriptions available from the 1820's. Abbey, Travel, 665. Hill p. 319. Sabin 101302. Streeter, Texas, 1104A.
$2000 USD    Book Number: elala3277         Order / Enquire

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