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Paris: Bellin, 1764. Map. Engraving. This map places Mexico City in its surrounding landscape. Its primary focus is Lake Texcoco, a natural lake containing a small islet on which the city was originally built, replacing the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan. Since the Spanish failed to fix the Aztec dams surrounding the city after seizing it, it became prone to flooding that would eventually bring about the lake's drainage. Compared to present-day Mexico City, which today fills the entirety of the.....
New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1843. Written during the Conquest, and Containing a Narrative of Its Events. Translated with an Introduction and Notes by George Folsom. Map. xii, 431pp. Small 8vo, modern green cloth, page margins uncut, pages slightly wavy throughout, otherwise very good. New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1843. Palau 63203. Sabin 16964. Field 372.
Paris: Alphonse Lemere, 1879. Traduite de l'espagnol avec une introduction et des notes par Jose-Maria Heredia. 3 of 4 volumes, lacks volume one. folding facsimile. Thick 16mo, beautifully bound in contemporary 1/2 red morocco, original wrappers bound in volumes 3 and 4, edges of corners lightly worn on all volumes, light foxing to publisher's ad page at end of volume 2, light foxing to some margins of volume 4. Paris: Alphonse Lemere, 1879, 1881, 1887.