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Life in Mexico (Everyman's Library, Vol. 664), Calderón de la Barca, Frances
1 Calderón de la Barca, Frances Life in Mexico (Everyman's Library, Vol. 664)
London and New York J. M. Dent / E. P. Dutton 1970 0460006649 / 9780460006644 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good 12 mo 
542 pp + 4 pages of catalog. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Previous owner's gift note to front free endpaper. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Introduction by Manuel Romero de Terreros, Marques de San Francisco. "These pages faithfully portray the social, political and economic order of early nineteenth-century Mexico, as seen through the eyes of a particularly observant, cultured and gracious woman." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Pre-Columbian Cities, Hardoy, Jorge E.
2 Hardoy, Jorge E. Pre-Columbian Cities
London Allen & Unwin 1973 0047220015 / 9780047220012 First British Hard Cover Very Good Good Small Quarto 
602 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Faint foxing to edges of text block. Remainder mark to lower edge of text block A little scuffing to cloth boards. Internally unmarked, bright, solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations (photos, maps, plans, diagrams, etc) throughout. Bibliography; Index. "The inclusive coverage makes for a lively discussion of some fifteen hundred years of urban life as immortalized in the architecture, art, and crafts of long vanished civilizations." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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The Cactus Throne: The Tragedy of Maximilian and Carlotta, O'Connor, Richard
3 O'Connor, Richard The Cactus Throne: The Tragedy of Maximilian and Carlotta
London George Allen & Unwin 1971 0049720058 / 9780049720053 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
375 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Discolouration to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations in plates. Notes on sources; Selected bibliography; Index. "What a scheme it was. An unemployed Hapsburg princeling and his young wife, the daughter of the King of Belgium, would be placed on the throne of Mexico by a French emperor to guarantee the repayment of a fraudulent loan." 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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4 Shoumatoff, Alex The World Is Burning
Boston Little Brown 1990 0316787396 / 9780316787390 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xvi, 377 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped, but has slight edgewear (wrinkling). Book is worn at extremities of backstrip. Text block edges a little scuffed. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w photos. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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