Lot 431 of 522:
Santa Anna's Autobiography  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
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Title:
The Eagle: The Autobiography of Santa Anna
Author:
Santa Anna, Antonio López de
Place:
Austin, TX
Publisher:
The Pemberton Press
Date:
1967
Description:

xx, 301 pp. Edited by Ann Fears Crawford. Frontispiece portrait, illustrated title page, headpieces, deocroative initials in red, 16 black and white Illustrations. (8vo) 10¼x7½", quarter red leather, raised bands, red cloth boards, front cover illustrated and stamped in black and gilt, housed in red-cloth covered slipcase. No. 6 of 135 copies signed by the editor on the colophon.

Contains two original broadsides announcing one of Santa Anna's Presidential decrees, instead of the single broadside called for on the colophon. 

Santa Anna was a Mexican general and the dominant political figure of 19th century Mexico. He participated in the Texas REvolution and the Mexican-American War and was president of Mexico for 22 years. Despite being a poor president and losing much of Mexico's territory to the United States, he was beloved by the people of Mexico.

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Condition:
Light rubbing on spine; very good.
 
Item number:
306084
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