Antique Travel/Culture Book: Mexico of To-Day [Today] by Solomon Bulkley Griffin Hardcover 1886


Title: Mexico of To-Day [Today]

Author: Solomon Bulkley Griffin

Description: First Edition. Brown cloth boards with silver and black illustration and lettering. Boards rubbed; wear at the head and foot of spine; corners pushed; small areas where boards are exposed on edges. Previous owner's name on ffep. Spot of soiling on the outer edge of several pages' fore-edge margin. Two-page color map of Mexico prior to title page. 23 illustrations (most on plates). Index. [vi], 267, plus 4 pp. ads. 7.5 x 5.25 inches.

A very detailed examination of life and society in Mexico, its physical environment, politics (Porfirio Diaz had just been elected), diplomacy, geography, transportation, agriculture, street scenes, architecture, art, industry, bull-fights and much more. Written by Solomon Bulkley Griffin (1852-1925), a member of the editorial staff of the Springfield Republican (Massachusetts) since 1872 and for whom he worked for almost five decades.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Harper & Brothers

Place: New York

Year: 1886

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Keywords: Central America, 19th century, Nineteenth century, travel,

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