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[PAMPHLETS]. A group of four Mexican pamphlets on various subjects published about the time of the war.

[1] El Ilustrador Catolico Mexicano. Vol. 1, no. 19. Mexico City: Tipografía de R. Rafael, calle de Cadena núm. 13, 1847 [wrapper title]. [435] 436-160 p. 8vo (25 x 16 cm), original printed wrappers, stitched, untrimmed. Upper margin chipped, small worm holes with loss of a few letters, slightly stained.

First edition. Not in usual Mexican-American War sources.

An issue devoted entirely to articles opposing the government’s plan to raise 20,000,000 pesos by taxing church property.

[2] LÓPEZ, Abraham. Noveno calendario de Abraham Lopez, arreglado al meridiano de Mexico, y antes publicado en Toluca, para el año de 1847. [Mexico City]: Imprenta del autor, calle de Donceles junto al número 18, [1846]. [1-4] 5-64 pp., lithograph frontispiece, 1 plate. text vignettes. 12mo (14.7 x 9.5 cm), original printed wrappers. Plates water-stained, lower wrapper and last 30 pages gnawed (no loss of text).

First edition.

Pp. 53-60 contain a description of the triumphal entrance of Santa-Anna into Mexico in 1846. With a cruciform shape poem.

[3] RODRÍGUEZ Y GALVÁN, Antonio. [Calendario de Antonio Rodríguez, para el año de 1849.... Mexico, (1848)]. [1-3] 4-72 pp. 12mo (13.5 x 10 cm), modern stiff red wrappers. Lacks title page and plates.

First edition. Eberstadt 629.

“Includes a thirty page historical review of the principal events which occurred as a result of the rebellion of the colony of Texas and the war with the United States” (Eberstadt).

[4] SALAS, José Mariano de. Convocatoria expedida por el general en gefe del ejercito libertador republicano, en ejercicio del supremo poder ejecutivo, en 6 de agosto de 1846. Mexico City: Imprenta de la Sociedad Literaria, calle de Sta. Clara núm. 23, 1846. [1-3] 4-13 [3] pp. 8vo (13.5 x 10 cm), original pink printed wrappers, typographical border, stitched. Slightly water-stained.

First edition.

A Salas decree setting up new general election procedures. Appended is a list of the 23 Departments with population and number of deputies allotted to each. New Mexico and California have the lowest populations and one deputy each.


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