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JOYOUS AZTECS
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JOYOUS AZTECS

By FRANCIS, J.G.

FRANCIS, J.G.. MEXICAN INTEREST. JOYOUS AZTECS by J.G. Francis. NY: Century (July 1929). Oblong small 4to, pictorial boards, 42p.,spine ends chipped and light edge wear, VG. Stated 1st printing of this strange book. Each page has a full page line illustration featuring Aztec men, women and children. Text is in verse within each illustration. Uncommon subject matter.

$150.00

MUSICIAN OF THE SUN
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MUSICIAN OF THE SUN

By McDERMOTT, GERALD

McDERMOTT, GERALD. McDERMOTT,GERALD. MUSICIAN OF THE SUN. NY: Simon & Schuster (1997), Oblong 12 1/4 x 10 1/4", pictorial boards, As new in As new dust wrapper. Stated 1st edition, 1st printing with 1-10 code. Based on an Aztec myth, this features stunning color illustrations that fill the pages. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY McDERMOTT on a bookplate affixed to the free endpaper.

$45.00

STORIES FROM THE AMERICAS
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STORIES FROM THE AMERICAS

By HENIUS, FRANK

POLITI, LEO. (POLITI,LEO)illus. STORIES FROM THE AMERICAS by Frank Henius. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons 1944 (1944 A). 6 1/2 x 9 1/2", pictorial cloth, [115]p., Fine in dust wrapper frayed at spine ends. 1st edition. Stories from MEXICO, CENTRAL AMERICA AND SOUTH AMERICA, illustrated by Politi with many full and half-page illustrations. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY POLITI DATED 1944, the year of publication. A special copy of a very scarce title.

$475.00

LITO AND THE CLOWN
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LITO AND THE CLOWN

By POLITI, LEO

POLITI, LEO. POLITI,LEO. LITO AND THE CLOWN. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons (1964 A). 8 1/4 x 10 1/4", cloth, Fine in fine dust wrapper. 1st edition. THIS COPY IS WARMLY INSCRIBED TO PERSONAL FRIENDS EMBELLISHED WITH WATERCOLORS OF BALLOOONS, DATED 1964. Lito could not be happy until he found his kitten. Brightly illustrated in color on every page.

$400.00

EL COYOTE THE REBEL
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EL COYOTE THE REBEL

By PEREZ, LUIS

POLITI, LEO. (POLITI,LEO)illus. EL COYOTE THE REBEL by Luis Perez. NY: Henry Holt (1947). 5 1/2 x 8 1/4", pictorial cloth, 233p., near Fine in dust wrapper (dw has 2 closed tears, a small chip and some rubing, VG, clean). Stated 1st edition. The book chronicles Perez's tumultuous, somewhat violent life until he came to the U.S. Illustrated by Politi with color dust wrapper and numerous full and half page pen and ink drawings. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY PEREZ AND SIGNED BY POLITI.

$225.00

PEDRO
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PEDRO

By POLITI, LEO

POLITI, LEO. POLITI,LEO. PEDRO: THE ANGEL OF OLVERA STREET. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons 1946 (1946 A). 6 3/4 x 8" Sm. 4to, blue cloth, near Fine in VG dust wrapper with some rubbing and fraying. 1st edition. Beautifully illustrated in full color by the author. CALDECOTT HONOR. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY POLITI DATED 1946.

$300.00

LITTLE PANCHO
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LITTLE PANCHO

By POLITI, LEO

POLITI, LEO. POLITI,LEO. LITTLE PANCHO. NY: Viking 1938 (1938). 5 x 6 1/4", pictorial boards, Fine in lightly worn but VG+ dust wrapper 1st edition of Politi's first book. This copy is INSCRIBED BY POLITI AND HE HAS HAND WATER-COLORED 5 OF THE ILLUSTRATIONS in lush colors really showing what he would have done if the book had been printed in full color instead of orange and brown. The story features a disobedient little boy (not unlike Little Black Sambo) and has pictorial endpapers and illustrations on every page. A special, unique copy.

$1200.00

PORNADA
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PORNADA

By SHURA, MARY FRANCIS

SCHACHNER, ERWIN. MEXICO. PORNADA by Mary Francis Shura. NY: Atheneum 1968 (1968). 8vo (6 1/2 x 8 5/8"), cloth, 70p., Fine condition in fine dust wrapper. Stated first edition. This is the story of Por Nada (for nothing), a good for nothing pig who thought he was an artist. Set in Mexico and illustrated with great full page woodcuts by Erwin Schachner. Great copy.

$20.00

NADITA
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NADITA

By MOON

MOON. (MOON,CARL)illus. NADITA (LITTLE NOTHING). Offered here are two lovely pen and ink drawings by Carl Moon for his book Nadita published by Doubleday in 1927. The story is set in Mexico. A. "You are my very own little puppy" - Nadita is shown filling a water pot at the fountain and her little dog is drinking the spilled water from the ground. There is a small damage spot in blank upper right corner of paper. This appears on page 11 of the book in greatly reduced format. The image measures 4 x 5 1/2. B. "Nadita felt as if she were sitting in a very shaky chair" - Nadita is shown riding on a burro. A man in leaning against the wall in the background which also has trees and foliage. This appears on page 57 in greatly reduced format. The image measures 6 x 8".

$850.00

FIESTA EN TASCO
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FIESTA EN TASCO

By WUTHENAU, RAQUEL BEVILACQUA

WUTHENAU. MEXICAN INTEREST. FIESTA EN TASCO by Raquel Bevilacqua Wuthenau. Mexico: Editorial Fotocolor 1942. 6 1/2 x 9", cloth, Fine in slightly worn dust wrapper. 1st edition. LIMITED TO 175 NUMBERED COPIES (this not numbered). The text is printed in two columns in both English and Spanish, and features striking full and partial page hand-colored woodblock prints by the author.

$300.00

LITO AND THE CLOWN
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LITO AND THE CLOWN

By POLITI, LEO

POLITI, LEO. POLITI,LEO. LITO AND THE CLOWN. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons (1964 A). 8 1/4 x 10 1/4", cloth, Fine in sl. worn dust wrapper. 1st edition. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED TO A PERSONAL FRIEND AND DATED NEW YEARS EVE 1964, EMBELLISHED WITH WATERCOLORS OF BALLOOONS. Lito could not be happy until he found his kitten. Brightly illus. in color on every page.

$400.00

LITTLE PANCHO
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LITTLE PANCHO

By POLITI, LEO

POLITI, LEO. POLITI,LEO. LITTLE PANCHO. NY: Viking 1938 (1938). 12mo, pictorial boards bds, FINE IN DUST WRAPPER. INSCRIBED BY POLITI "Sincerely Leo Politi." 1st edition of Politi's first book. The story is about a disobedient little boy (not unlike Little Black Sambo) and features pictorial endpapers and illustrations on every page.

$600.00

STORIES FROM THE AMERICAS
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STORIES FROM THE AMERICAS

By HENIUS, FRANK

POLITI, LEO. (POLITI,LEO)illus. STORIES FROM THE AMERICAS by Frank Henius. NY: Scribner 1944 (1944 A). 8vo, cloth, [115]p., near Fine in tattered dw. 1st ed. Stories from MEXICO, CENTRAL AMERICA AND SOUTH AMERICA, illus. by Politi with many full and half-page half-tone illustrations. Quite scarce.

$225.00

NANCY GOES TO MEXICO
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NANCY GOES TO MEXICO

By LANKS, HERBERT

LANKS, GLADYS. PHOTO ILLUSTRATED. NANCY GOES TO MEXICO by Herbert C. Lanks. Phil.: McKay (1938). 4to, pict. boards, fine in sl. worn dw. Nancy is a real American girl who spends time in Mexico. Illus. with half-tone photos and with decorations by Gladys Lanks.

$175.00

PEDRO
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PEDRO

By POLITI, LEO

POLITI, LEO. POLITI,LEO. PEDRO: THE ANGEL OF OLVERA STREET. NY:Scrib. (1946). 6 3/4 x 8", blue cloth, Fine in sl. worn dw. Early, not 1st. Beautifully illustrated in full color by the author. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY POLITI. CALDECOTT HONOR.

$225.00

LITTLE PANCHO

By POLITI, LEO

POLITI, LEO. POLITI,LEO. LITTLE PANCHO. NY:Viking 1938 (1938). 12mo, pict. bds, fine in sl. worn dw. 1st ed. of Politi's first book. The story of a disobedient little boy (not unlike Little Black Sambo) with pictorial endpapers and illus. on every page. Scarce.

$350.00

PEDRO

By POLITI, LEO

POLITI, LEO. POLITI,LEO. PEDRO: THE ANGEL OF OLVERA STREET. NY:Scrib. (1946). 6 3/4 x 8", blue cloth, some cover soil. VG. Early, not 1st. Beautifully illustrated in full color by the author. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY POLITI WITH WATER COLOR EMBELLISHMENTS. CALDECOTT HONOR.

$125.00