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  • THE GOLDEN PRINCESS. by Baron, Alexander.
    Baron, Alexander.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Ives Washburn, (1954) dj. Hardcover first edition - An historical novel about Hernan Cortes in early 16th century Mexico, and Marina, the Nahua woman (one of twenty enslaved people given to the Spanish) who became his mistress, advisor and interpretor, and bore his son. This novel treats her sympathetically, but she has also been called a traitor for the assistance she gave to Cortes. Author's note, bibliography. 378 pp.

    Condition: Very good in red boards with black lettering on the spine in a good dust jacket with overall edgewear, original price of 3.95 still present.

    Book ID: 84094
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  • SURVIVORS IN MEXICO. by West, Rebecca; Bernard Schweizer, editor.
    West, Rebecca; Bernard Schweizer, editor.

    Edition: First printing.

    New Haven & London: Yale University Press, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - West's exploration of Mexican history, religion and culture - including the lives of such figures as Cortes, Montezuma, the Reclus brothers, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Dr. Atl, and Leon Trotsky. Although not completed before her death, she left a series of extensive drafts and revisions that Bernard Schweizer has meticulously assembled and edited. Introduction by Schweizer. Appendix with three book reviews by Rebecca West, notes, index. 264 pp. ISBN: 0-300-098863.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57564
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