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Album del Ferrocarril Mexicano
Mexico: Publicado en el Establecimiento Litogr·fico de Victor Debray y Ca., 1877. With Twenty-Four Chromolithographed Views of the Mexican RailwayCASTRO, Casimiro. Album del Ferrocarril Mexicano. Coleccion de vistas pintadas del natural por Casimiro Castro, y ejecutadas en cromo-litografia por A. Sigogne, C. Castro, etc, con una descripcion del camino y de las regiones que recorre por Antonio Garcia Cubas. Texto EspaÃ’ol. Album of the Mexican Railway. A collection of views taken from nature by Casimiro Castro, chromo-lithographed by A. Sigogne, C. Castro, etc., with a description of the line and the country through which it passes. By Antonio Garcia Cubas. English edition. Translated from the Spanish by George F. Henderson. Mexico: Publicado en el Establecimiento Litogr·fico de Victor Debray y Ca., 1877.First edition. Oblong folio (13 3/8 x 19 1/8 inches; 340 x 485 mm.). [4], 56; [2], 18 pp. Title and text in double columns of Spanish and English, with French text at end (with separate title-page: Album du chemin de fer Mexicain...Texte FranÁais. Traduit de líespagnol par G. Gostkowski). Added chromolithographed title, twenty-four chromolithographed plates, and double-page chromolithographed map. The plates include views of Veracruz, Cordoba, Orizaba, Maltrata, Huamantla, Puebla, and illustrations of stations, locomotives, freight and passenger trains, bridges, and tunnels.Publisherís deluxe binding of red morocco by A. Lenegre, Paris. Covers ruled in blind and pictorially stamped in gilt and blind with front cover lettered in gilt and blind (and dated 1878 with initials A.B.). White moirÈ paper endleaves. Short tear in the lower margin of plates XX and XXII, not affecting image, short split to double-page map at fold. Occasional foxing and offsetting. Tissue guards slightly browned (and a few torn). Overall, an exceptional copy of this extremely rare work.Palau 48628.HBS 66942. $17,500
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