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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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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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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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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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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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El Tecolote: Ten Years
San Francisco: La Raza Graphic Center, Inc. 1980. Poster commemorating El Tecolote’s 10 year anniversary. Founded in 1970, El Tecolote is California’s longest running Spanish/English newspaper. Know for discussing Latin American issues ignored in main stream news media, EL Tecolote is politically powerful advocate for Latino rights. The artist, Rene...
[Item #16049]
Price: $300.00
 
El Tecolote: Ten Years
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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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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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Cock of the Walk: Legend of Pancho Villa
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1955. First Edition. A well-written examination of the Villa myth. The author was a folklore scholar and professor of English at Texas Western College. Octavo. Green cloth boards, lettered in red; dustjacket; 174pp; illus. Bit of rubbing to bottom board edges, else a tight...
[Item #14299]
Price: $75.00
 
Cock of the Walk: Legend of Pancho Villa
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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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EZLN Communiqués No. 4: The War Against Forgetting
Berkeley: AGIT Press, 1998. First Edition. Staple-bound, pictorial card wrappers; 62pp. Moderate rubbing to covers; internally fine. Organ of the Zapatista National Liberation Army.
[Item #16687]
Price: $15.00
 
EZLN Communiqués No. 4: The War Against Forgetting
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Original Film Poster: Raices: una pelicula de Manuel Barbachano Ponce - dirigida por Benito Alazraki
[Mexico]: Offset Multicolor S.A. 1955. Handsome photomontage poster advertising Benito Alazraki's 1954 film Raices (released in the United States with the title Roots). The film, now viewed as a landmark of Latin American filmmaking, was controversial for its realistic depiction of economic injustices against the indigenous peoples of Mexico. The...
[Item #14345]
Price: $750.00
 
Original Film Poster: Raices: una pelicula de Manuel Barbachano Ponce - dirigida por Benito Alazraki
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The Fields of Paradise
New York: E.P. Dutton, 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 International Brigade...
[Item #13387]
Price: $75.00
 
The Fields of Paradise
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The Case of the Pious Fund of the Californias. United States of America Vs. Republic of Mexico. Replication of the United States of the America to the Answer of the Republic of Mexico, with Exhibits ...
The Hague: Mouton & Co. 1902. First Edition. Title continues: "...with exhibits of English translation of answer, original and translation of escritura de venta of Ciénaga del Pastor, summary of contents of Pleito de Rada and table of Indian populations of Lower California." Flexible cloth wrappers; gilt cover titles; 58pp...
[Item #8341]
Price: $300.00
 
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Modern Mexican Art
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1939. First Edition. Schmeckebier's book was the first full-scale study of the Mexican muralists in English, and is still one of the best. Schmeckebier (b. 1906) was a sculptor and art administrator who was active in the Art Section of the WPA, though his association...
[Item #14253]
Price: $300.00
 
Modern Mexican Art
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Siqueiros. Por La Via de Una Pintura Neorrealista o Realista Social Moderna en Mexico :: Sur La Route D'Une Peinture Neo-Realiste Ou Realiste Social Moderne Au Mexique :: Through The Road of a Neo-Realism or Modern Social Realistic Painting in Mexico (Inscribed Presentation Copy)
Mexico City: [Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes], 1951. First Edition. The most substantial monograph on Siqueiros' work published during his lifetime. This a major presentation copy, to the Polish-American painter and printmaker Ira Moskowitz, best-remembered for his long residency in Taos, New Mexico where he produced a large body of...
[Item #19852]
Price: $1,250.00
 
Siqueiros. Por La Via de Una Pintura Neorrealista o Realista Social Moderna en Mexico :: Sur La Route D'Une Peinture Neo-Realiste Ou Realiste Social Moderne Au Mexique :: Through The Road of a Neo-Realism or Modern Social Realistic Painting in Mexico (Inscribed Presentation Copy)
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Border City
New York: Doubleday Doran, 1945. First Edition. Stilwell's first novel, of illegal immigration and corrupt politics on the Texas-Mexico border. An oft-cited, early and influential novel of Mexican-American border life. Produced to wartime standards, and resultingly scarce in fine condition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 276pp. Small spot of soil to...
[Item #12013]
Price: $100.00
 
Border City
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The Death Ship
New York: Lawrence Hill, [1972]. Reprint. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 372pp. Clean, Near Fine copy in lightly worn dustwrapper, Near Fine. Ca. 1972 reissue of Traven's major work.
[Item #20058]
Price: $25.00
 
The Death Ship
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General From The Jungle
New York: Hill and Wang, [1972]. First American Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 280pp. Front endpaper slightly toned, else a clean, tight, unmarked copy in lightly rubbed jacket; Near Fine. First American Edition (there was a UK edition in English in 1954).
[Item #20063]
Price: $40.00
 
General From The Jungle
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Government: A Novel
New York: Hill and Wang, 1971. First American Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 231pp. Light dusting to text block edges, else a tight, Near Fine copy in lightly edge-rubbed jacket, Near Fine.
[Item #20064]
Price: $40.00
 
Government: A Novel