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Strike Broadside: Meeting - Gran Hotel Ancira - Monterrey, Mexico (ca.1930's)
Monterrey: Strike Committee, ca.1930's. Paperback. 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...
[Item #17263]
Price: $300.00
 
Strike Broadside: Meeting - Gran Hotel Ancira - Monterrey, Mexico (ca.1930's)
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Leaves from My Diary [Inscribed & Signed]
Boston: Privately Printed [Harvard University Press], 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (21cm.); original grey cloth, gilt-lettered spine; [4],126pp.; photographic frontispiece, 5 leaves of plates. Spine very slightly faded, minor offsetting to endpapers, else Very Good or better. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper: "'Grizzel' / With much love from...
[Item #34384]
Price: $25.00
 
Leaves from My Diary [Inscribed & Signed]. Mary B. BARBOUR.
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Israel - 2 Conferencias por Vicente Lombardo Toledano
Mexico City: Taller de Gráfica Popular, [1951]. Paperback. 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...
[Item #16842]
Price: $750.00
 
Israel - 2 Conferencias por Vicente Lombardo Toledano. Alberto BELTRÁN, Fanny Rabel.
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Carlos and the Brave Owl
New York: Random House, [1968]. First Edition. Hardcover. Small, slim quarto (23cm.); original cloth-backed boards in orange pictorial dust jacket; unpaged; chiefly color illus. Minor wear to jacket extremities, mostly at spine ends, short closed tear to bottom edge of upper panel, small paper flaws to front pastedown and free...
[Item #31561]
Price: $40.00
 
Carlos and the Brave Owl. Josephine CAMILLE, illus Albert Camille.
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Mollie Steimer: Toda una vida de lucha
Mexico: Ediciones Antorcha, [1980]. First Edition. Paperback. 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...
[Item #27332]
Price: $50.00
 
Mollie Steimer: Toda una vida de lucha. Proudhon CARBÓ.
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Los Días Descalzos
[Mexico City]: Vuelta, [1992]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (21.25cm.); original card wrappers in green pictorial dust jacket; 153pp. Light wear to jacket extremities, else Fine. Forms part of the series Imaginaciòn. Poetry collection by the Mexican author.
[Item #31994]
Price: $30.00
 
Los Días Descalzos. Antonio DELTORO.
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The Wedge: A Novel of Mexico
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. 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...
[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. Paperback. 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]. Michael FRAENKEL.
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The Death of Artemio Cruz
New York: Farrar, Straus & Company, 1964. First American Edition. Hardcover. 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...
[Item #18146]
Price: $150.00
 
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The Hydra Head
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1978. First American Edition. Hardcover. 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...
[Item #29886]
Price: $25.00
 
The Hydra Head. Carlos FUENTES, novel, Margaret Sayers PEDEN, translation.
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The Old Gringo
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1985. First American Edition. Hardcover. 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...
[Item #29885]
Price: $25.00
 
The Old Gringo. Carlos FUENTES, novel, Margaret Sayers PEDEN, translation.
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Burnt Water: Stories
New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1980. First American Edition. Hardcover. 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...
[Item #18288]
Price: $30.00
 
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Death Without End / Muerte Sin Fin
[Austin]: University of Texas, [1969]. First Edition. Hardcover. 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;...
[Item #27900]
Price: $50.00
 
Death Without End / Muerte Sin Fin. Jose GOROSTIZA, trans Laura Villasenor, illus Elvira Gascon.
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Ruido de Sueños / Noise of Dreams. A panorama of the new poetry in Mexico: the 1940/1960 generation. Selection and translation by the Tramontane Group
Mexico City: El Tucan de Virginia, 1994. First, Limited Edition. First printing; 1000 copies printed. Octavo; printed card wrappers with French flaps; 253pp; includes bibliography. Fine, apparently unread copy. Bilingual edition of this anthology of new Mexican poetry, including work by 63 authors including Alejandro Aura, Marco Antonio Campos, Hector...
[Item #35243]
Price: $30.00
 
Ruido de Sueños / Noise of Dreams. A panorama of the new poetry in Mexico: the 1940/1960 generation. Selection and translation by the Tramontane Group. GRUPO TRAMONTANO.
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Diego Rivera [Signed Bookplate Laid in]
[New York]: Harry N. Abrams, [1999]. First Edition. Hardcover. 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]. Pete HAMILL.
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Beyond the Mexique Bay [Limited Edition, Signed]
London: Chatto and Windus, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited to 210 copies of which this is no. 101. Octavo (23.25cm.); publisher's green cloth-backed decorative boards, gilt-lettered spine, top edge gilt; xii,319pp.; halftone photographic frontispiece, 29 leaves of plates, map endpapers. Spine sunned to tan, light soil to rear endpapers, else...
[Item #33919]
Price: $350.00
 
Beyond the Mexique Bay [Limited Edition, Signed]. Aldous HUXLEY.
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Niño: Child of the Mexican Revolution
New York: Praeger Publishers, [1971]. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. 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. Andrés IDUARTE, trans James F. Shearer.
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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. Paperback. 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...
[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...]. INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD.
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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. Betty KIRK.
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Mornings in Mexico
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927. First American Edition. Hardcover. 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. D. H. LAWRENCE.
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El Negrito Poeta Mexicano y sus populaires versos: Contribucion para el folk-lore nacional [Limited Edition]
Culiacan: 1961. First Thus. Paperback. Limited to 2000 copies. Octavo (23cm.); publishers' white pictorial card wrappers; 114pp.; two-toned frontispiece. Wrappers a bit soiled and darkened along spine edge, light shelf wear, else Very Good and sound. Ediciones Culturales del Gobierno del Estado de Sinaloa Vol. VII.
[Item #37677]
Price: $35.00
 
El Negrito Poeta Mexicano y sus populaires versos: Contribucion para el folk-lore nacional [Limited Edition]. Nicolas LEON.
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Azar: Revista de Literatura. No. 12, Diciembre, 1992
[Chihuahua: Revista Azar], 1992. First Edition. Paperback. Small narrow quarto (28cm.); original pictorial pink and blue staplebound wrappers, French flaps; 28,28pp.; folding double-page plate, text illus. throughout. General wear from handling, some dust-soil, else About Very Good. Mexican literary magazine; contents include a collection of quotations by Clarice Lispector, translated...
[Item #30958]
Price: $30.00
 
Azar: Revista de Literatura. No. 12, Diciembre, 1992. Clarice LISPECTOR, Rubén MEJÍA, ed.
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El Indio
Indianapolis/New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1937. First American Edition. Hardcover. 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...
[Item #17357]
Price: $250.00
 
El Indio. Gregorio LOPEZ Y. FUENTES, author, Diego RIVERA, illustrations.
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The Food and Life of Oaxaca: Traditional Recipes from Mexico's Heart [Inscribed]
New York: Macmillan, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. First Printing. Small quarto; gray cloth and black paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; x,342pp; illus. Inscribed by the author on the title page: "Enjoy the flaor of Oaxaca. Zarela Martinez." Hint of sunning to base of spine, remainder...
[Item #35401]
Price: $40.00
 
The Food and Life of Oaxaca: Traditional Recipes from Mexico's Heart [Inscribed]. Zarela MARTINEZ.
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Two Strikes and Out
Garden City: Country Life Press Corporation, [1939]. First Edition. Hardcover. 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...
[Item #24576]
Price: $45.00
 
Two Strikes and Out. William E. MCMAHON, ed.


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