Life in Mexico, During a Residence of Two Years in That Country. Madame Calderon de la Barca.
Life in Mexico, During a Residence of Two Years in That Country

Life in Mexico, During a Residence of Two Years in That Country

London: Chapman and Hall, 1843. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 437pp. Preface by W. H. Prescott. Later binding of brown textured cloth, gilt spine title. A near fine copy.


Ostensibly a travel narrative told in 54 letters, it describes the politics, people, and landscape of Mexico through the eyes of a Spanish diplomat's wife, thus providing a unique lens into the culture. Overall, the account documents class distinctions of Mexican women, perspectives on Indians, and the tumultuous political atmosphere, including two revolutions.[


Sabin 9889. Uncommon. Near fine. Item #17116

Price: $350.00

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