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Strike Broadside: Meeting - Gran Hotel Ancira - Monterrey, Mexico (ca.1930's)
Monterrey: Strike Committee, ca.1930's. An original broadside calling for a labor strike at the Gran Hotel Ancira in Monterrey, Mexico. The Hotel Ancira, which opened in 1912, was owned by capitalist Jose Torrellardona. An elegant, neo-classical building, the hotel is one of the oldest in Monterrey, famously used as Pancho...
[Item #17263]
Price: $300.00
 
Strike Broadside: Meeting - Gran Hotel Ancira - Monterrey, Mexico (ca.1930's)
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The Fields of Paradise [Signed and Inscribed]
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. 1940. First Edition. A novel of the Mexican Revolution. Bates (1899-2000) is best remembered for his 1936 work The Olive Field, a novel of Spain completed just prior to the onset of the Civil War. A nominal Communist, Bates saw active duty with the...
[Item #22410]
Price: $100.00
 
The Fields of Paradise [Signed and Inscribed]
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Israel - 2 Conferencias por Vicente Lombardo Toledano
Mexico City: Taller de Gráfica Popular, [1951]. Colorful poster advertising a series of lectures on the new state of Israel by the Mexican labor leader Vincente Toledano. An unusual subject, and a decidedly uncommon work by the radical graphic arts collective Taller de Gráfica Popular. PRIGNITZ 134. Original linocut in...
[Item #16842]
Price: $750.00
 
Israel - 2 Conferencias por Vicente Lombardo Toledano
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Murder City: Ciudad Juárez and the Global Economy's New Killing Fields [Signed by Author & Photographer]
New York: Nation Books, [2010]. First Edition. Octavo (24cm.); original boards in black photographically illustrated dust jacket; xiv,320pp.; 8 leaves of photographic illustrations printed on rectos and versos. Fine. Signed by the author and photographer on title page. Journalistic account of the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juárez, which experienced...
[Item #27338]
Price: $100.00
 
Murder City: Ciudad Juárez and the Global Economy's New Killing Fields [Signed by Author & Photographer]
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Mollie Steimer: Toda una vida de lucha
Mexico: Ediciones Antorcha, [1980]. First Edition. Small quarto (22.5cm.); original pictorial wrappers; 111pp.; 8 plates of photographic illustrations printed on rectos and versos. Wrappers dampstained with subsequent cockling; additional wear from handling. Good or better. "La rebelion de una anarquista condenada por ambos imperios" - upper cover. Biography of the...
[Item #27332]
Price: $50.00
 
Mollie Steimer: Toda una vida de lucha
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The Wedge: A Novel of Mexico
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1935. First Edition. A novel of the Mexican revolution. With a frontispiece and numerous text illustrations by Enrique Alferez, who is also credited on the jacket as having supplied the material upon which the story is based. Octavo. Orange cloth boards; dustjacket; 331pp. Boards lightly...
[Item #18773]
Price: $60.00
 
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Land of the Quetzal [Limited Edition]
Yonkers: Oscar Baradinsky at the Alicat Bookshop, 1946. First Edition. Limited to 750 copies. Octavo (20.25cm.); original white pictorial staplebound wrappers printed in red and green; 36pp.; text printed entirely in green. Wrappers rather dust-soiled, else Very Good. Outcast Series of Chapbooks no. 5. Excerpts from The Journal (The Mexican Years, 1940-1944).
[Item #22676]
Price: $20.00
 
Land of the Quetzal [Limited Edition]
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The Death of Artemio Cruz
New York: Farrar, Straus & Company, 1964. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo; 3/4 black paper over boards, quarterbound in black cloth with titles stamped in gilt and red on spine; orange topstain; dustjacket; 306pp. Bookplate signed by Fuentes loosely laid in. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped, with...
[Item #18146]
Price: $150.00
 
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The Hydra Head
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1978. First American Edition. Third World spy thriller by the Mexican author. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); black cloth, with titling and author's initials stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; [10], 292pp. Author's initials on front cover nearly rubbed off, with a....
[Item #29886]
Price: $25.00
 
The Hydra Head
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The Old Gringo
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1985. First American Edition. Novel set in Mexico in 1914, telling the story of Ambrose Bierce and his last mysterious days south of the border among Pancho Villa's soldiers. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); beige linen and orange cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt...
[Item #29885]
Price: $25.00
 
The Old Gringo
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Burnt Water: Stories
New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1980. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo; 3/4 black paper over quarter yellow cloth, wiht titles stamped in copper foil on spine; dustjacket; 231pp. Bookplate signed by Fuentes loosely laid in. Faint foxing to text edges, else very Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, with...
[Item #18288]
Price: $30.00
 
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Thomas Gage, the English-American: A New Survey of the West Indies, 1648
London: George Routledge & Sons, [1928]. First Edition. Octavo (22.5cm.); original cloth in cream decorative dust jacket printed in red and black; xxxii,406,[1],4](ads)pp.; frontispiece, 11 leaves of plates and maps taken from various early European editions. Jacket extremities chipped and rather worn with several small losses and closed tears, 1/2-inch...
[Item #28881]
Price: $30.00
 
Thomas Gage, the English-American: A New Survey of the West Indies, 1648
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Death Without End / Muerte Sin Fin
[Austin]: University of Texas, [1969]. First Edition. Limited to 2000 copies. Slim folio (31cm.); original cloth in cream pictorial dust jacket printed in red and black; 38pp.; illus. Jacket worn at extremities, small coin-sized loss to upper panel not affecting text, some light foxing, old ring stain, spine darkened; ownership...
[Item #27900]
Price: $50.00
 
Death Without End / Muerte Sin Fin
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Espectacular de Lucha Libre
[Mexico]: Trilce Ediciones, [2008]. Third Edition. Quarto (27.75cm.); original photo-illustrated card wrappers, belly-band; unpaged; chiefly photographic illus. Minimal shelf-wear, else Near Fine. Text in Spanish and English. Photographic work on the Mexican wrestling culture.
[Item #28820]
Price: $60.00
 
Espectacular de Lucha Libre
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Diego Rivera [Signed Bookplate Laid in]
[New York]: Harry N. Abrams, [1999]. First Edition. Square quarto (25.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; 207pp.; color illus. throughout. Fine. Bookplate signed by the author laid in. Handsome pictorial work on the Mexican muralist.
[Item #23028]
Price: $75.00
 
Diego Rivera [Signed Bookplate Laid in]
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Niño: Child of the Mexican Revolution
New York: Praeger Publishers, [1971]. First English Language Edition. Octavo (21.5 cm.); original cloth in yellow pictorial dust jacket; xii,156pp.; map frontispiece. Very minor rubbing to bottom edge of upper jacket panel, else Fine. Autobiography of the author's childhood growing up during the Mexican Revolution, 1911-1920.
[Item #26407]
Price: $25.00
 
Niño: Child of the Mexican Revolution
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Una Gran Unión de los Trabajadores Industriales del Mundo [cover title: Una sola y grande unión de todos los trabajadores...]
Morelia: Trabajadores Industriales del Mundo, ca. 1940s?]. First Thus. Octavo (23.5cm.); original white decorative staplebound wrappers; 23pp. Very minimal wear from handling, else Very Good or better. Text entirely in Spanish. Mexican edition of One Big Union. Headquarters address on title page: 2422 Halsted St. North, Chicago, the IWW's address...
[Item #27415]
Price: $75.00
 
Una Gran Unión de los Trabajadores Industriales del Mundo [cover title: Una sola y grande unión de todos los trabajadores...]
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Covering the Mexican Front: the Battle of Europe vs. America
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1942. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 367pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in lightly rubbed dustwrapper. A bright, attractive first edition copy.
[Item #26610]
Price: $30.00
 
Covering the Mexican Front: the Battle of Europe vs. America
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Mornings in Mexico
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927. First American Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in green decorative dust jacket; [10],189pp. Some chipping and wear to jacket extremities, including a few short closed tears; upper cloth cover darkened, edges and spine toned, contents fine. Very Good overall. See ROBERTS, p. 94.
[Item #22960]
Price: $250.00
 
Mornings in Mexico
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El Indio
Indianapolis/New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1937. First American Edition. A novel of revolutionary Mexico, chronicling life among its poorest citizens. The author, a well-known chronicler of the Mexican Revolution, received his country's first ever National Prize for Literature some ten years before it began to be awarded regularly. The dustjacket...
[Item #17357]
Price: $250.00
 
El Indio
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Two Strikes and Out
Garden City: Country Life Press Corporation, [1939]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm); original cloth (a bit dampstained) in black dust jacket printed in red; [2],iv,[4],156pp. Dampstain to upper jacket cover verso very faintly showing through to recto (though some damp spots showing on rear cover); top edge a touch shelf-worn with...
[Item #24576]
Price: $45.00
 
Two Strikes and Out
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Leopoldo Mendez: Dibujos, Grabados, Pinturas
Mexico: Fondo Editorial de la Plastica Mexicana; Fideicomiso en el Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior, y Nacional Financiera, 1984. First Edition. Square folio; original cloth in black and white pictorial dust jacket; [22],138pp.; chiefly plates, both black and white and color. Rear jacket panel a bit toned with a few...
[Item #28201]
Price: $125.00
 
Leopoldo Mendez: Dibujos, Grabados, Pinturas
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Mexican Americans and the Catholic Church 1900-1965
Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1994. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 380pp; Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Otherwise a clean and unmarked copy in a very good dustwrapper.
[Item #15261]
Price: $20.00
 
Mexican Americans and the Catholic Church 1900-1965
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Cremating Bodies on a Mexican Battlefield
El Paso: W.H. Horne Co. [ca 1915]. Typically grisly view by the prolific Texas photographer W.H. Horne, whose hundreds of published images of the Mexican War now comprise one of the major documentary sources for that conflict. An unusually well-preserved, unused example. Real-photo postcard. 8.5cm x 13.6cm. Miniscule soiling to...
[Item #16093]
Price: $50.00
 
Cremating Bodies on a Mexican Battlefield
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[Dead Bodies on a Mexican Battlefield]
El Paso: W.H. Horne Co. [ca 1915]. Uncaptioned image, showing stacks of mutilated bodies on a Mexican battlefield. By the prolific Texas photographer W.H. Horne, whose hundreds of published images of the Mexican War now comprise one of the major documentary sources for that conflict. An unusually well-preserved, unused example...
[Item #16094]
Price: $50.00
 
[Dead Bodies on a Mexican Battlefield]


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