Recollections of Mexico. Waddy THOMPSON.

Recollections of Mexico.

New York and London. Wiley & Putnam. 1846. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo, 23cm, First Edition, iv(preliminary ads),x,(inc. the dedication),[ii],(blank), 304p., in the original blind decorated dark green cloth, gilt spine titles, foxed, very good. (tr) Smith. American Travellers. T46; Graff 4137; Hill 1697; Palau 331864; Sabin 95537; "The author was Minister to Mexico from 1842 to 1844 and did an outstanding job. His book describes his travels to get there, Mexico as he saw it, diplomatic negotiations, the people he met and dealt with, and his return. It is one of the better diplomatic memoirs". Smith. There is some discussion herein of conditions in California in 1844. Sabin states that later printings were issued without the leaf of dedication' present in this copy. Item #36246

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