London: Chapman and Hall, 1843. First edition. Cloth. 437p., boards. Some foxing, light stains on boards, the title page has Calderon de la Barca's name penciled in. Very Good. Item #177147
The travel narrative of Madame Calderon de la Barca (Frances Erskine Inglis), which contains an epistolary of 54 letters durring her stay in Mexico describing the politics, people, and landscapes of Mexico. The work has been rigarded as significant due to its influence as well as its status as the only 19th century travel account of Mexico written by a woman. Book was purchased from John Howell in 1977 for $100.00. Has been rebound in a reddish brown cloth binding with a small black spine label.