The Federal Constitution of the Mexican United States sanctioned by the Congreso General Constituyentye, the 4 of October of 1824, 62 pages, 3.5" x 6". Imprenta del Supremo Gobierno de los Estados-unidos Mexicanos, en Palacio. [1824] Not in Streeter. Woodcut vignette on title page. Signed "José Paulino/Alvarado" on first flyleaf. The 12 page Acta constitutiva de la Federacion Mexicana, is added at the end, with its own title page. The "Acta constitutive," establishing the provisional government and outlining the federal system on which it was based, operated from January 31 to October 4, 1824, when superseded by the Constitution. Contemporary tree sheep (extremities worn), flat spine gilt (defective at head), covers with gilt fillet borders. "Jose Paulino/Alvarado" stamped in gilt on lettering piece on front cover. Very good condition. Housed in a custom clamshell case with the spine in six compartments with five raised bands, lettered in gilt, "Constitucion Federal de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos/Mexico 1824." From the collection of Darrel Brown.

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