San Sebastián del Oeste (Editorial Agata, Fotoglobo, 2001)

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Jan 072014
 
San Sebastián del Oeste  (Editorial Agata, Fotoglobo, 2001)

San Sebastián del Oeste (Editorial Agata, Fotoglobo, 2001). Fotografias del pueblo de San Sebastián del Oeste, con textos cortos. Muy interesante. Photographs of this magical town in the state of Jalisco, which is one of the most atmospheric mountain towns you could ever wish to see. Short texts (in Spanish) accompany the photos. A fine […]

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Tapalpa Editorial Agata, Fotoglobo, 2001

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Jan 072014
 
Tapalpa  Editorial Agata, Fotoglobo, 2001

Tapalpa (Editorial Agata/Fotoglobo, 2001) Short articles on the locations set the scene for dozens of vintage sepia photographs of this historic village which has become a prime tourist destination (and is one of the “Magic Towns”) in Jalisco, Mexico. The book includes photos of Tapalpa, La Constancia, las Piedrotas, Los Frailes, Ferrería de Tula, Ojo […]

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La Fiesta de San Andrés – Historia Visual

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Jan 072014
 
La Fiesta de San Andrés - Historia Visual

La Fiesta de San Andrés – Historia Visual (Editorial Agata/SCJ/Conaculta, 2003). Visual history, with Spanish-language text, of the Huichol Fiesta de San Andrés, related and photographed by anthropologist Kal Muller. Famous photographer Kal (Kalman) Muller, who grew up in this Huichol Indian village in the sierras of Western Mexico, documents the relatively new tradition of […]

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The Jew with the Iron Cross: A Record of Survival in WWII Russia, by Georg Rauch

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Jan 072014
 
The Jew with the Iron Cross: A Record of Survival in WWII Russia, by Georg Rauch

The Jew with the Iron Cross: A Record of Survival in WWII Russia, by Georg Rauch (iUniverse, Inc., 2006). Paperback: 269 pages; ISBN-13: 978-0595379873; dimensions: 8.8 x 5.9 x 0.9 inches; Price: US$15.00 plus shipping (contact us for details) As a teenager, author Georg Rauch helped his mother protect the Jewish couples hidden in their […]

Jalisco en el progreso de México (1947)

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Jan 072014
 
Jalisco en el progreso de México (1947)

Jalisco en el progreso de México – aportación a la obra de gobierno del Lic. J. Jesús Gónzalez Gallo. 6. Estudios Fundamentales. Published in Guadalajara, Jalisco, 1947. Paper bound. Papel cultural. 287 pp. Some minor stains and marks, but no annotations, notes or signatures. Includes chapters: Cronología Jalisciense by Prof. Ramón García Ruiz Estudio Demográfico […]

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“A visit to Don Otavio, A Mexican journey” by Sybille Bedford (Eland, 1982).

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Jan 072014
 
"A visit to Don Otavio, A Mexican journey" by Sybille Bedford  (Eland, 1982).

A visit to Don Otavio, A Mexican journey, by Sybille Bedford  (Eland, 1982). 319 pages. Price: US$8.00 plus shipping. Please contact us for rates. This is the classic travel account based on a prolonged visit to Mexico (principally the area around Lake Chapala) in the early 1950s by the fine British travel writer Sybille Bedford. […]

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A visit to Don Otavio by Sybille Bedford

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Jan 072014
 
A visit to Don Otavio by Sybille Bedford

A visit to Don Otavio, A Mexican odyssey, by Sybille Bedford  (Eland, 2002). 312 pages. Price: US$8.00 plus shipping. Please contact us for rates. This is the classic travel account based on a prolonged visit to Mexico (principally the area around Lake Chapala) in the early 1950s by the fine British travel writer Sybille Bedford. […]

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Tapalpa – Pueblo mágico (Editorial Agata, Fotoglobo, 2001)

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Jan 042014
 
Tapalpa - Pueblo mágico (Editorial Agata, Fotoglobo, 2001)

Tapalpa – Pueblo mágico (“Tapalpa – Magic Town”), was published by Editorial Agata/Fotoglobo in 2001. This photo book with captions in Spanish has beautiful full-color photos of this magical mountain town. (Fotografias del pueblo mágico de Tapalpa con textos cortos). Softcover, 143 pages. Dimensions (in inches): 11.0 x 8.5 x 0.4. ISBN: 970-657-088-8 Price: US$35.00 […]

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The Line – La Linea, by Beldon Butterfield (Ediciones de la Noche, 2007)

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Jan 042014
 
The Line - La Linea, by Beldon Butterfield (Ediciones de la Noche, 2007)

The Line – La Linea, by Beldon Butterfield (Ediciones de la Noche, 2007). Softcover, 444 pages. Dimensions (in inches): 8.25 x 5.5 x 1.0. ISBN: 978-1-60461-176-2 Price: US$20.00 (plus shipping, contact us for details) This novel is set in the nether world of the Mexican drug trade, where men and women on both sides of […]

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Tlajomulco (Editorial Agata, Fotoglobo, 2004)

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Jan 042014
 
Tlajomulco  (Editorial Agata, Fotoglobo, 2004)

Tlajomulco (Editorial Agata, Fotoglobo, 2004). Language: Spanish. Softcover, 96 pages. Dimensions (in inches): 8.7 x 8.7 x 0.2 ISBN: 970-657-144-2 Price: US$20.00 (plus shipping, contact us for details) A full-color book of great color photos and short descriptions of all the major sites and scenes in the municipality of Tlajomulco. Tlajomulco is an historic town […]

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Laguna de Sayula; humedad del sur de Jalisco, México (Unión Editorialista. 2005)

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Jan 042014
 
Laguna de Sayula; humedad del sur de Jalisco, México (Unión Editorialista. 2005)

Laguna de Sayula; humedad del sur de Jalisco, México (Laguna de Sayula; wetland in southern Jalisco, Mexico”) Unión Editorialista. 2005 Language: Spanish. Softcover, 174 pages. Dimensions (in inches): 10.8 x 8.5 x 0.6. ISBN: 970-657-158-2 Price: US$40.00 (plus shipping, contact us for details) This beautiful book about the Laguna of Sayula (located alongside the main […]

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Exploring Yucatan: A Traveler’s Anthology, selected and edited by Richard D. Perry

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Jan 042014
 
Exploring Yucatan: A Traveler's Anthology, selected and edited by Richard D. Perry

Exploring Yucatan: A Traveler’s Anthology, selected and edited by Richard D. Perry (Espadaña Press, 2001). Softcover, 318 pages. Dimensions (in inches): 9 x 6 x 0.9. ISBN: 0-9620811-4-0 Price: US$20.00 (plus shipping, contact us for details) For centuries, explorers, adventurers, artists, naturalists and archeologists have recorded their experiences of work and travel in Yucatan. Their […]

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Past Times in Chapala, by J. Jesús González G. (1994)

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Jan 042014
 
Past Times in Chapala, by J. Jesús González G. (1994)

Past Times in Chapala by J. Jesús González G. (1994) This 56 page book is an evocative, bilingual (Spanish-English) description of the delights of the popular resort community of Chapala, on the shores of Mexico’s largest natural lake, written by a prominent politician. The book includes 75 sepia-tone photos dating from the early decades of […]

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Some Common and Interesting Plants of San Miguel de Allende (1999)

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Jan 042014
 
Some Common and Interesting Plants of San Miguel de Allende (1999)

Some Common and Interesting Plants of San Miguel de Allende, by John and Anne Packer, is a bilingual flora guide, with Spanish translations by Manuel Lopez, published by Plant Press Publications, 1999. Softcover, 120 pages; 52 colour photos. Dimensions (in inches): 9.0 x 6.0 x 0.3 ISBN: 0-9684769-0-2 Price: US$15.00 (plus shipping, contact us for […]

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A Drink Named Tequila, by José María Muria and Ricardo Sánchez (Ed. Agata, 1996)

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Jan 042014
 
A Drink Named Tequila, by José María Muria and Ricardo Sánchez (Ed. Agata, 1996)

A Drink Named Tequila by José María Muria and Ricardo Sánchez (Ed.Agata, 1996). Softcover, 81 pages. Dimensions (in inches): 8.6 x 8.6 x 0.3. ISBN 968-7310-79-0  Price: US$15.00 (plus shipping, contact us for details) All genuine tequila comes (by law) from within a limited region of Western Mexico, centered on the small town of Tequila, […]

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Jan 042014
 
Paricuín, 50 years after its birth, by Simón Lázaro Jiménez (Editorial Agata, 1994)

Paricutín, 50 years after its birth by Simón Lázaro Jiménez (Editorial Agata, 1994) On February 20, 1943, Paricutín Volcano erupted in a farmer’s cornfield in Michoacjn. Simón Lázaro Jiménez, now a carpenter by trade, was just a young boy. Here, for the first time, an indigenous Purepecha Indian relives, in vivid and entertaining prose, his […]

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Sierra Primavera (Editorial Agata, Fotoglobo, 2004)

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Jan 042014
 
Sierra Primavera  (Editorial Agata, Fotoglobo, 2004)

Sierra Primavera. (Editorial Agata, Fotoglobo, 2004) The Sierra Primavera (Primavera Forest) is an extensive forested wilderness area, with hot springs and amaxing scenery, very close to the city of Guadalajara, in Mexico. This book has dozens of color photos of the scenery, geology, fauna and flora of this distinctive area, complemented by short essays on […]

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Guadalajara, Ayer y Hoy, by S. Gastaldi; Ruizesparza and Oskar Gastaldi (1998)

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Jan 042014
 
Guadalajara, Ayer y Hoy, by S. Gastaldi; Ruizesparza and Oskar Gastaldi (1998)

Guadalajara, Ayer y Hoy by S. Gastaldi; Ruizesparza, Oskar Gastaldi (Author) This soft cover book was published in 1998 by Editorial Agata / Museo del Periodismo y Las Artes Graficas, Guadalajara. A brief introductory text accompanies these superb photos of Guadalajara. About half the photos are sepia, the remainder are b/w. Pages: 48 (almost all […]

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Tonalá: Raíces que perduran (Living Roots), bilingual edition (Editorial Agata 1994)

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Jan 042014
 
Tonalá: Raíces que perduran (Living Roots), bilingual edition (Editorial Agata 1994)

Tonalá: Raíces que perduran (Living Roots), bilingual edition (Editorial Agata 1994) 32 pages, Text by Gutierre Aceves Piña; translation by Tony Burton. Brief text introduces the various types of ceramic art that have put the town of Tonalá in Jalisco firmly on the tourist arts and crafts map. The book is lavishly illustrated with 17 […]

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Viva Mexico! by Charles Macomb Flandrau (Eland reprint 1982)

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Jan 042014
 
Viva Mexico! by Charles Macomb Flandrau (Eland reprint 1982)

Viva Mexico! by Charles Macomb Flandrau (Eland reprint 1982) This is a reprint of Charles Macomb Flandrau’s classic book, Viva Mexico! A traveller’s account of life in Mexico, first published in 1908 with a new preface by Nicholas Shakespeare. “After leaving Harvard, Charles Flandrau (1871-1938) made several journeys to Mexico where he used his brother’s […]

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