Lot 76: Ward's Mexico in 1827 with maps

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:27

Lot 76: Author: Ward, H[enry] G[eorge] Title: Mexico. By H.G. Ward, Esq. His Majesty's Charg? D'Affaires in that Country During the Years 1825, 1826, and Part of 1827? with an Account of the Mining Companies, and of the Political Events in that Republic, to the Present Time Place Published: London Publisher: Henry Colburn Date Published: 1829 Description: 2 volumes. xxiv, 525; vii, 643 pp. With 2 folding lithographed frontispieces; 10 aquatint plates (1 colored, 4 double-page, 1 folding); and 1 lithographed plate; 2 large folding copper-engraved maps; 4 woodcuts within the text. (8vo) 23.5x14 cm (9 ?x5?"), original green blindstamped cloth, spines lettered in gilt.. Second Edition, Enlarged. Important historical review by the English diplomat, politician, and colonial administrator. Recased with repairs to spine ends and hinges, the restoration done by Sandra Good; some foxing and offset to plates and maps; very good. Provenance: Ross Valley Book Company, 5/87. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $1500-2500
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