251. YUCATÁN (Mexican state). Yucatan y Belice. Colección de documentos importantes que se refieren al Tratado de 8 de julio de 1893, celebrado entre el Sr. Lic. Ignacio Mariscal en representación de México, y Sir Spencer Saint Jhon [sic] en representación de la Gran Bretaña. Mérida: Tipografía de G. Canto, 1894. , 172 pp., folding chromolithograph map: Plano del territorio ocupado por la colonia de Belice, anotado por el Lic. Antonio Espinosa año de 1893, neat line to neat line 18.5 x 12 cm. 8vo, original grey printed wrappers, stitched. Spine moderately chipped, wraps lightly soiled, stitching broken. Except for light age-toning due to quality of paper, very good. Ink ownership signature of Juan N. Méndez (1820-1894), soldier and politician who fought against the French (see Dicc. Porrúa). Official ink stamp of the State of Yucatan on upper wrapper. Muy raro.
First edition. Palau 378181. This is a collection of documents that underlay the July 8, 1893 , treaty between Great Britain and Mexico concerning the long-disputed border between the Mexican state of Yucatan and the British colony of Belize . The treaty with one modification was approved by both countries in 1897, and forms the present-day boundary between the two countries. Included are reactions to the treaty from the state legislature of Yucatan, the Sociedad Mexicana de Geografía y Estadistica, and various town councils in Mexico. ($150-300)
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