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1 Alcala, Kathleen TREASURES IN HEAVEN
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2000). 0811829537 / 9780811829533 First edition. Hardcover. Fine with skeleton-in-Victorian-dress device to front cover, in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. From the author of THE FLOWER IN THE SKULL. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Arnold, Linda BUREAUCRACY AND BUREAUCRATS IN MEXICO CITY 1742-1835
Tucson, Arizona: The University of Arizona Press, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket in a brick-red binding titled in gilt. 
A comprehensive study of the structure of the bureaucracy present in Mexico between 1742-1835, including the fiscal bureaucracy, job security, income, career opportunities, personnel policies, and politics. 202 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Bergstrom, Louise THE NIGHT OF THE FEATHERED SERPENT
New York, New York: Avalon Books/Thomas Bouregy and Company, Inc., (1988). 0803487037 / 9780803487031 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny dot of stain to edge of front free endsheet, else fine, in green boards with black spine lettering; in an age-toned illustrated dust jacket. Cover illustration by Ken Christie. 
For twelve years, Lori Cahill has been haunted by the memory of a murder she witnessed while on a dig with her archaeologist father. She returns to Yucatan to find the truth and is immediately swept up in a whirlwind of danger and romance. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Brainerd, George W. THE MAYA CIVILIZATION
Los Angeles: Southwest Museum, 1963. Reprint. Hardcover. Spotting and light staining to the covers, otherwise a near fine copy in decorated boards. 
Small octavo. 93 pages, fold-out maps, figures. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Camin, Hector Aguilar and Meyer, Lorenzo IN THE SHADOW OF THE MEXICAN REVOLUTION: Contemporary Mexican History 1910-1989
Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, (1993). 0292704461 / 9780292704466 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 287 pages, five tables, bibliography, and an index. 
Translated by Luis Alberto Fierro. An authoritative study of contemporary Mexican history from the Revolution of 1910 to the presidential elections of 1988, including the consolidation of institutions, the Cardenas regime, the "Mexican economic miracle." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Chavez, Ignacio, Doctor DIEGO RIVERA: Sus Frescos, En El Instituto Nacional De Cardiologia Por El Doctor Ignacio Chavez, Miembro Fundador De "El Colegio Nacional"
Mexico, D.F: (Propiedad de la Sociedad Mexicana de Cardiologia, 1946. First edition: One of thirty Roman numerated Contributor Copies; this being copy XXIII. Faint staining along the top edges of front and rear endpapers, not affecting interior pages, tape marks on front pastedown, cloth backed boards have some edge wear and barely noticable stains at the top edges. 
Quarto. Warren Meek contributed the vignettes and embellished the capitol letters for this work; and this copy has been inscribed in ink, "Property of Warren Meek, Mexico City, 1946." Numerous tipped-in plates adorn this handsome tribute. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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7 Davies, Nigel THE TOLTECS: Until the Fall of Tula
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1977). 0806113944 / 9780806113944 First edition, first printing. Volume 144 in The Civilization of American Indians Series. Hardcover. Minor soiling to the page edges, owner's blind stamp to half-title, thus near fine, in red boards; in a like dust jacket with some short tears and light wear at spine ends and flap folds. Illustrated with photos printed on coated stock inserts. 
A history of the Postclassic people, drawing upon archaeological records and documentary sources, sorting fact from legend, setting up a chronology of Toltec events, and ascertaining the extent of the Empire at its zenith. 533 pages. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Esquivel, Laura LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE
New York: Doubleday, (1992). 0385420161 / 9780385420167 Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Lovely Mexican-style jacket painting of, appropriately, a kitchen by Cathleen Toelke. Translated by Carol and Thomas Christensen. 
Inspiration for the popular Miramax film. A very funny and romantic tale of a turn-of-the-century Mexican family told in twelve monthly "installments." Every chapter begins with a recipe. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9 Glade, William P., Jr. and Anderson, Charles W. THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF MEXICO: Two Studies
Madison, Milwaukee, and London: The University of Wisconsin Press, (1968). 0299028941 / 9780299028947 Second printing. Trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Former owner's name to the front endpaper, mild sunning to the spine, minor nick to the upper spine edge, else a near fine copy in wraps. 
Using the common theme of revolutionary Mexico and its economic progress, both of these studies are experiments in the use of inter-disciplinary approaches as a way of getting at some basic problems of economic development. 242 pages; appendix; index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Harvey, H.R., editor LAND AND POLITICS IN THE VALLEY OF MEXICO: A Two Thousand Year Perspective
Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket in a handsome sienna binding. 
Explains the history and the social and cultural variation that was present at the time of the Spanish conquest, in the triple alliance city-states of Tenochtitlan, Texcoc, and Tlacopan, often called the core of the Aztec state. 325 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Henderson, John S. THE WORLD OF THE ANCIENT MAYA
Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, (1997). 0801431832 / 9780801431838 Second edition. Large square octavo. Hardcover. Near fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 329 pages, frontispiece b&w photograph of Mayan temple, eleven maps, chronological chart, notes, bibliography, and an index. 
Fifteen color plates, one table, and one hundred forty-three b&w photographs and illustrations. A history of the Mayan culture from the earliest civilization to the Spanish conquest including details on their arts, sciences, government, and religion. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 Joseph, Gilbert M. REDISCOVERING THE PAST AT MEXICO'S PERIPHERY: Essays on the History of Modern Yucatan
(University, AL): University of Alabama Press, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 30.00 USD
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13 Lansdale, Joe R. CAPTAINS OUTRAGEOUS
(New York): Mysterious Press, (2001). 0892967285 / 9780892967285 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Fresh from his fictional triumph THE BOTTOMS, winner of the Edgar Award for Best Novel and a New York Times Review Notable Book of the Year, Joe R. Lansdale brings back Hap Collins and Leonard Pine in this novel set in Mexico. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 MacDonald, John D. PLEASE WRITE FOR DETAILS
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959. First edition. Terrific jacket painting by William Plummer. Hardcover. Tanning to pages (as expected), else a bright, fine copy, with orange-red top-edge coloring rich and vivid; in an illustrated dust jacket with some shallow nicking to upper flap edges, one tiny closed edge tear, and mild age-toning. A sweet copy! 
Bawdy comic romp with satirical barbs aimed at art and artists set in Cuernavaca, Mexico, where well-heeled and unattached triple divorcee Gloria Garvey and bachelor Miles Drummond dream up an art workshop and invite the public to... Not a McGee novel. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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15 Medina, Jose Toribio & Felipe Teixidor ADICIONES A LA IMPRENTA EN LA PUEBLA DE LOS ANGELES DE J.T. MEDINA
(Ciudad Universitaria), Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1991. First edition thus. Limited to 2000 copies. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy in a champagne-colored, sturdy cloth binding with gilt spine titles; in an illustrated dust jacket that is mildly age-toned and rubbed. Quarto. 621 pages; indexed. Facsimile wood-cut title-pages (including several fold-outs). 
Supplemental volume to LA IMPRENTA EN LA PUEBLA DE LOS ANGELES (1640-1821), issued in facsimile to commemorate 450 years of printing in Mexico. This facsimile, of the work first published in 1961, describes 952 additional volumes. An essential source! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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16 Moats, Leone B. THUNDER IN THIER VEINS: A Memoir Of Mexico
New York: The Century Company, (1932). First edition. Hardcover. Spine somewhat faded, former owner's bookplate and label on the front endpapers, else very good without dust jacket. 
Edited by Russell Lord. Contains 19 photographic illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Morris, Chris LOCOLAND
Berkeley, California: Creative Arts Book Company 1998. 088739163X / 9780887391637 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
SIGNED and dated (1999) by the author. Morris' first novel is a "richly visual hard-boiled thriller, irreverent and tough, describing a young man's initiation into a nightmare world down Mexico way." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 nslated and with an int LIFE AND LABOR IN ANCIENT MEXICO: The Brief And Summary Relation Of The Lords Of New Spain
New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, (1963). First edition in English. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket with one very short closed edge tear. 
Translated and with an introduction by Benjamin Keen. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 O'Crousley, Pedro Alonso; Galvin, Sean, translator and editor A DESCRIPTION OF THE KINGDOM OF NEW SPAIN. 1774
[San Francisco]: John Howell--Books, 1972. First edition thus. Bound in peacock-blue cloth gilt-stamped with calligraphic titles to front cover and spine; in illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. Hardcover. Fine, with front of jacket showing a 4''x12'' area of nearly invisible offsetting. Sepia and full-color illustrations reproduced from the original manuscript, folded map of 1768 Mexico housed in a rear pastedown pocket, color frontisportrait of author. 
Fascinating view of 18th century Mexico and Baja recorded by the Cadiz-born merchant of Irish descent, who compiled his "Idea compendiosa" during business trips to "Nueva Espana." With enchanting color drawings of Mexican racial mixtures, wildlife, etc. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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20 Quentin, Patrick PUZZLE FOR PILGRIMS
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1947. First edition. Hardcover. Tiny abrasion to one corner tip, pages tanned, else a very good plus copy in a colorful pictorial dust jacket with artwork by H. Lawrence Hoffman; the jacket has some very light wear, rubbing and nicking. 
Bullfights, sudden death, marital discord washed down with Cuba Libres and Carta Blanca. A Peter and Iris Duluth mystery. "...the Number One of all American crime novelists."--Francis Iles. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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