BULLOCK, WILLIAM. c.1773-1849.
Six Months' Residence and Travels in Mexico; Containing Remarks on the Present State of New Spain, its Natural Productions, State of Society, Manufactures, Trade, Agriculture, and Antiquities, &c. London: John Murray, 1824.
8vo (213 x 128 mm). xii, 532 pp. 16 aquatint engraved plates, 4 of which are hand-colored and 1 of which is folding, 2 folding engraved maps, and 1 folding table. Period half calf, rebacked. Some light foxing, trimmed somewhat close briefly affecting text of plates and of table, text block split, upper cover detached, binding worn.
FIRST EDITION. Bullock was the first English traveler in Mexico since Father Thomas Gage, in 1637. Sabin 9140.
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