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WARD, H[enry] G[eorge].

Mexico in 1827.

Stock Code
92899
London, Colburn, 1829
£950

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.

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Description

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.

Bibliography

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

Stock ID:92899

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