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    Early Nineteenth Century Travels in Mexico

    W. Bullock. Six Months' Residence and Travels in Mexico; Containing Remarks on the Present State of New Spain, its Natural Productions, State of Society, Manufactures, Trade, Agriculture, and Antiques. London: John Murray, 1824.

    First edition. Octavo. xii, 532 pages. Folding mileage table; two folding maps; 16 plates (four in color and one folding panorama). Index.

    Later buckram over boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Some mild foxing. Stain to verso of one of the maps.

    "As this was the first English work on [Mexico] that had appeared for over a hundred years, it was read with avidity. A second edition was demanded the following year, and French, German, and Dutch translations also appeared." (Early Western Travels, by Thwaites.)

    Sabin 9140. Thwaites, XIX, 13.

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