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12 Mexican Native Costumes by  Salvador Echeverria - Paperback - First edition - 1949 - from Garnet Books and Biblio.com

12 Mexican Native Costumes

by Echeverria, Salvador

Condition: Very Good/very good


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Mexico City: Editorial Fischgrund, 1949. First edition. Stiff Wraps. Very Good/very good. Valdiosera, Ramon. 8vo. 16-page booklet and 12 full-color plates laid into stiff card folder, in dust wrapper with illustrated cover and glassine wrapper attached to folder with tape. Text in English, translated from the Spanish by Ruth Poyo. Very Good, damp stain to tail of spine and part of lower edge of front cover, 1/8" pieces missing from head and tail of spine, minor age-toning to booklet and plates, all plates have very small pinholes to corners and/or top and bottom edges, Plate 10 has three patches of abrasion (each 1" or less) not affecting actual illustration, in Very Good dust wrapper with minor age-toning, chipping to head and tail of spine, in Very Good glassine wrapper with 1/4" closed tear to fore edge of rear cover, two 1/2" tears to front and rear flaps, chipping to head and tail of spine, overall age-toning. Attractive copy.

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