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AUCTION 24

“La dolorosa esperiencia de lo pasado”

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Mexico en 1847. Contiene una ligera relacion de las revoluciones y de algunos sucesos ocurridos entre nosotros, desde que comenzó la guerra contra los Estados-Unidos, y varias reflexiones acerca de las causas que han influido en la decadencia actual de la Republica. Por un Mexicano. Mexico City: Tipografia de R. Rafael, calle de Cadena núm. 13, 1847. [1-7] 8-40 pp., 8vo (21 x 14 cm), original pale yellow printed wrappers, ornamental border, stitched. Lightly stained at rear and on back wrapper, but otherwise fine. Rare. Only a few copies reported on OCLC.

First edition. Garrett & Goodwin, p. 27. Howes M568. Palau 167476. Sabin 48585.

Dated in type on lower wrapper, Sabado 10 de Julio. A review of Mexican governmental difficulties in light of the losses to the U.S. and of possible future directions for the country. In his preamble, he makes it clear that he believes the country has an inflated, undeserved opinion of itself. He believes Congress is a mess and that an unbiased press would do the country much good. He is against peace negotiations. Written just before the fall of Mexico City.

($200.00-$400.00)

Sold. Hammer: $200.00; Price Realized: $245.00.

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