Mexico: Gurza y Mijares, circa 1924. Un-paginated (approximately 300 pages). Illustrated from photographs, plus seven folding maps. 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. Leather backed blue cloth; gilt lettering; light staining. A major compendium with over 500 photographic reproductions of public buildings, roads, bridges, schools, canals, and other government projects.
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New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1933. 50 pages of text + a profusion of photographic plates showing various pre-Columbian sculpture, and textiles. Quarto, 10 x 7 1/2 inches. Pictorial wrappers. First edition, one of 2,500 copies. This copy inscribed "A. H. Girard. N.Y.C. June 30, '33." As this show...
Mexico: Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Obras Publicas, 1936. 143 pages. Illustrated with numerous photographic reproductions, a folding map, and a chart. 8 x 5 3/4 inches. Printed red wrappers; a previous owners small hand stamp on title; an excellent copy. This celebratory volume announces the completion of eight years of...
Mexico: Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia, 1962. 342 pages. Illustrated. 11 1/2 x 9 inches. Printed wrappers; light soiling, spine darkened. An uncut copy. With 20 facsimiles of title-pages and listing over 800 annotated books published by INAH.
(Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1988). 231 pages +. Illustrated from photographs and drawings. 12 1/4 x 9 inches. Brown cloth with pictorial dust jacket. A fine, bright copy. One of 2,000 copies. The Palace of Mines, in Mexico City is one of the masterpieces of Neoclassical architecture in...
1946. A photographic album, with 26 silver gelatin prints, measuring 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. The images show a parade, with officials, bands, workers and tractors. One group carries a banner "Progreso Hgeo. Ofrenda a la Patria Este Group de Alfabetizanos. 1946" The album measures 8 x 11 1/2 inches. Brown leatherette; string ties.
N.p. 1962. Eight pages of text by Susanna Dakin and 38 photographic reproductions. 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches. Pictorial wrappers. some fading to cover. Describes the festivities for the opening of this mine in Aguascalientes.
Mexico: Departamento Autonomo de Publicadad y Propaganda, 1937. A portfolio of 20 color lithograph charts and maps each accompanied by a leaf of letterpress explanation. There are introductory leaves and a summary leaf. 9 1/2 x 13 inches. Loose as issued in a cloth backed portfolio with paper label on...
Mexicali: 1928. 236 pages. Illustrated with halftone photographs. 10 3/4 x 8 inches. Cloth backed printed boards. An extensive look at the State of Baja California during the Presidency of Alvaro Obrigon. Included are statistics on agriculture, immigration, tourism, education and discussions of the municipalities of Tijuana, Ensenada and Mexicali.
London: George Philip & Son, 1944. Folding colored map measuring 21 1/2 x 26 1/2 inches. Housed in printed wrappers, 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. In fine condition, with a previous owners hand stamp on cover for Geo. K. Grable.
Mexico: Edicion de la Secretaria de Industria Comercio y Trabajo, 1922. Illustrated from photographs, plus a folding map. 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches. Wrappers; tears to the spine. Issued in honor of Brazil in the centennial year of it's independence. A fine booster book supporting the advancements of the Obregon government.
circa 1885. A carte-de-visite photograph showing a dead child on a bed, resting its head on a pillow. The verso identifies the photographer as Monterubio y Ca. of Oaxaca, Mexico. The photograph is housed in a pressed thin brass frame with cardboard back.
Puebla: Imprenta de Govierno, Feb. 21, 1834. Single sheet, 12 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Signed in type, with manuscript flourishes. Fine condition. A broadside issued by the Governor of Puebla, decreeing extraordinary powers to preserve public tranquility and punish the perpertraors. The state of Puebla was created in 1824...
Mexico: Gobierno del Distrito Federal, 1906. 20 pages. Pictorial wrappers; spine crudely repaired; the date 1906 is mostly scratched out. Festivities for celebrating the 96th anniversary of Hidalgo's declaration of Mexican Independence. Included are a profusion of interesting pictorial advertisements.
Bogota: Imprenta Nacional, 1959. 151 pages. Illustrated. Pictorial wrappers. A bright clean copy, with a library bookplate inside cover.
Bogota: Imprenta Nacional, 1965. 188 pages. Illustrated. 8vo (9 x 6 1/2 inches), pictorial wrappers. A bright, fine copy. With a library bookplate on inside cover and some minor pencil markings on rear wrapper.
Bogota: Institutso Ethnologico Nacional, 1949. 89 pages. With a map. 4to (9 3/4 x 7 inches); pictorial wrappers. A bright copy, with a library bookplate on the inside cover.
Bogota: 1949. Pages 81 - 168. 4to, printed wrappers; uncut. With a library bookplate inside cover. A nice, bright copy. Included is the folding picture map by Luis Alberto Acuna titled "Grafico Referente a las Danzas and showing dozens of people doing different regional, Colombian dances.
Philadelphia: E. H. Butler & Co., 1847. 318 pages + publisher's ads. With wood-engraved plates showing portraits, scenes and a Map of the fort at Vera Cruz. 7 1/4 x 4 1/5 inches. Original gray pictorial wrappers; spine covered by old adhesive; covers chipped at corners. First edition. Subtitled: WITH...
Puebla, Mexico. A beautiful. large chromolithgraphed die cut advertisement piece for "EL NUEVO SIGLO" Almacenes De Ropa Y Novedades. Esquina De Los Calles 1a. De Mercadores y Independencia. B. Rodriguez Y Cia. Puebla. 16 x 11 1/2 inches. c. 1910. This beautifully printed German die cut was great advertising in...
Puebla, Mexico. A 1908 advertisement for "LA BARATA" Gran Almacen de Ropa y Novedades. Esquina M. Arista Y Sto. Domingo. Puebla Rebattu Hnos. 16 1/2 x 13 inches. Undoulbtley printed in Germany but an appropriate advertisement for this Mexican department store in 1908.
Puebla, circa 1910. A large advertisement for "Las Fabricas Universales," showing a thinly clad beauty riding two goats. 20 x 16 inches. Fine condition. Almost certainly printed in Germany, this colorful advertisement promotes one of Puebla finest department store.
Mexico: 1986. Text in German and Spanish. Illustrated. 8 x 7 1/2 inches. Pictorial wrappers. An exhibition by the German Government for the Mexican Olympics of 1986. Described are 88 examples, many illustrated.
Mexico: Editorial del Valle de Mexico, (1971). Two volumes. 742 + 901 pages. Illustrated with color plates, wood-engravings and maps, some folding. 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Brown leather backed boards; covers lightly rubbed. A fine facsimile of the 1891 "Edicion Monumental" first published in Barcelona.
Guanajuato, 1951. 27 pages. Illustrated from photographs. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Printed wrappers, staple bound. Historic text plus eight halftone photographs of prominent buildings.