Lot 50 of 739:
One of the best contemporary accounts of the Mexican War  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$960
Estimate:
$400 - $600

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

Author:
Bustamante, Carlos María de

Place:
Mexico City

Publisher:
Imprenta de Vicente García Torres

Date:
1847

Description:

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


 
Item number:
299731
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