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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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2666: A Novel
London: Picador, 2009. First U.K. Edition. Attractive copy of the author's posthumously published magnum opus, preceded by both the American (2008) and Spanish (2004) editions. Translated by Natasha Wimmer. First Impression. Octavo; black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 898pp, [2]. Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket.
[Item #23735]
Price: $40.00
 
2666: A Novel
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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
 
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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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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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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
 
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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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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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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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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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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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Let Noon Be Fair: A Novel
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1966. First Edition. The author's fourth and final novel, the manuscript being finished just two weeks prior to his death and published posthumously. The story takes place in Motley's adopted country of Mexico, in a fictional fishing village based on Puerto Vallarta. "The novel depicts...
[Item #26601]
Price: $20.00
 
Let Noon Be Fair: A Novel
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Alternating Current
New York: The Viking Press, 1973. First American Edition. Collection of essays, the majority of which were published in Hispano-American and French periodicals under the general title Corriente Alterna. Translated by Helen R. Lane. First Printing. Octavo; black cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt, orange and pink; rose-colored...
[Item #23932]
Price: $25.00
 
Alternating Current
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Conjunctions and Disjunctions
New York: The Viking Press, 1974. First American Edition. The Mexican author's "rough draft" for a history of man, which is a history of human nature rather than of men or of cultures and civilizations. Translated by Helen R. Lane. First Printing. Octavo; black cloth, with titles stamped in green...
[Item #23943]
Price: $25.00
 
Conjunctions and Disjunctions
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The Forty-Fourth Annual Report of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church, in the United States of America. Presented to the General Assembly, May, 1881
New York: Mission House, 1881. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); drab printed wrappers; 152,[2]pp.; maps and tables in text. Shallow loss at spine foot, extremities toned and very sligthly dampstained, some soiling to title page, faint rubberstamp of Williams College Library dated 1886 at head of upper cover, else Very Good...
[Item #23235]
Price: $125.00
 
The Forty-Fourth Annual Report of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church, in the United States of America. Presented to the General Assembly, May, 1881
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The Thirty-Ninth Annual Report of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church, in the United States of America. Presented to the General Assembly, May, 1876
New York: Mission House, 1876. First Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); original green printed wrappers; 139pp.; maps and tables in text. Spine ends perished, very minor toning and discoloration from damp to extremities, faint rubberstamp of Williams College Library at head of upper cover, else Very Good and sound. Includes reports on...
[Item #23233]
Price: $125.00
 
The Thirty-Ninth Annual Report of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church, in the United States of America. Presented to the General Assembly, May, 1876
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The Twentieth Annual Report of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church, in the United States of America. Presented to the General Assembly, May, 1857
New York: Published for the Board, 1857. First Edition. Octavo (23.25cm.); drab printed wrappers; 105,[1],xivpp.; maps and tables in text. Top two-third of rear wrapper splitting from spine, spine ends perished, mild wear and foxing to extremities, faint contemporary rubberstamp of William College Library at head of upper cover; interior...
[Item #23830]
Price: $150.00
 
The Twentieth Annual Report of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church, in the United States of America. Presented to the General Assembly, May, 1857


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