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Mexico in 1827.

Stock Code 92899

London, Colburn, 1828

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A 'vivid and acutely observed account of the country' (ODNB). Ward (1797-1860) entered the diplomatic service in 1816 as attaché in Sweden. Transferred to The Hague in 1818 and to Spain in 1819, he was joint commissioner in Mexico, 1823–4, and chargé d'affairs, 1825–7.


First edition, 2 vols, 8vo (23 x 13.5cm.), xx, 592pp.; viii, 730pp., 2 large folding engraved maps, 13 aquatint or lithographed plates [most folding, 1 hand-coloured], contemporary black half morocco, full gilt spines, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, maps somewhat offset and with short tear, a fine set with good margins.


Abbey (Travel), 668; Hill (2004), 1826; Sabin 101302.
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