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One of the best contemporary accounts of the Mexican War  

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El nuevo Bernal Diaz del Castillo, ó sea, historia de la invasion de los anglo-americanos en México

Bustamante, Carlos María de

Mexico City

Imprenta de Vicente García Torres



Two volumes in one. Vol I: [2], [1-3] 4-162, [2] pp., lithograph frontispiece portrait of author; Vol II: [1-3] 4-235 [1, blank], [4] pp. (8vo) 24 x 15 cm (9½xg"), contemporary red quarter sheep over mottled boards, spine gilt lettered. First Edition.

Bustamante (1774-1848) was an important Mexican politician, author, and general who fought for independence and wrote over 100 works. The frontispiece which is present here, is often lacking.

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Light rubbing and shelf wear, corners bumped, hinges slightly open; overall very good.

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