Review by Dale Palfrey of “Mexican Kaleidoscope: myths, mysteries and mystique” for Guadalajara Reporter

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Dec 102016
 
Review  by Dale Palfrey of "Mexican Kaleidoscope: myths, mysteries and mystique" for Guadalajara Reporter

This review, by Dale Palfrey, of “Mexican Kaleidoscope: myths, mysteries and mystique” appeared in the 24 November 2016 edition of the Guadalajara Reporter: New tome uncovers obscure details about amazing Mexico Sombrero Books is reader-supported. Purchases made via links on our site may, at no cost to you, earn us an affiliate commission. Learn more. […]

Draw for FREE COPY of “Mexican Kaleidoscope, myths, mysteries and mystique”

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Oct 012016
 
Draw for FREE COPY of "Mexican Kaleidoscope, myths, mysteries and mystique"

The print and ebook editions of Mexican Kaleidoscope: myths, mysteries and mystique will be published later this month. To be among the first to receive this new book, and for a chance to win your own FREE copy, please sign up below for publication updates via email. UPDATE – 22 October 2016. This draw has […]

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Sep 022016
 
Mexican Kaleidoscope: myths, mysteries and mystique - Kindle edition now out

Sombrero Books is pleased to announce that the Kindle ebook version of Mexican Kaleidoscope: myths, mysteries and mystique has just been released [Click the link to purchase]. The print edition will follow shortly, with an official book launch event in late November, in Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico. Full details for the book launch in Ajijic will […]

Apr 252016
 
Insider's Guide to the Best of Mexico (2017 anthology)

For the (now outdated) original edition (2016), click following link for a pdf file : Best of Mexico anthology Sombrero Books is reader-supported. Purchases made via links on our site may, at no cost to you, earn us an affiliate commission. Learn more. For the latest, updated, edition, see Insider’s Guide to the Best of […]

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Mexico by Motorcycle: An Adventure Story and Guide, by William B. Kaliher

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Jul 132015
 
Mexico by Motorcycle: An Adventure Story and Guide, by William B. Kaliher

Sombrero Books is delighted to announce the publication of  Mexico by Motorcycle: An Adventure Story and Guide. Sombrero Books is reader-supported. Purchases made via links on our site may, at no cost to you, earn us an affiliate commission. Learn more. Author William B. Kaliher is widely published and a regular contributor to Mexico Today. […]

Revisiones y adiciones: Si Las Paredes Hablaran: edificios históricos de Chapala y sus antiguos ocupantes

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Apr 082015
 

Estas revisiones y correcciones (abril de 2023) se aplican principalmente a los libros comprados en México. Los libros comprados más recientemente a través de Amazon son los últimos impresos en el momento de la compra (verifique si hay revisiones posteriores), y las ediciones Kindle deberían actualizarse automáticamente cada vez que se realicen revisiones menores. página […]

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Revisions and additions: Foreign Footprints in Ajijic: Decades of Change in a Mexican Village (2022)

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Apr 082015
 

These revisions and additions (November 2023) apply primarily to books purchased in Mexico. Books purchased more recently via Amazon are the latest printing at the time of purchase (check for any later revisions), and Kindle editions should automatically update whenever minor revisions are made. page 21, para 1: should read “bare red hillside scar shaped […]

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Revisions and additions: Lake Chapala: A Postcard History (2022)

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Apr 082015
 

These revisions and additions (April 2023) apply primarily to books purchased in Mexico. Books purchased more recently via Amazon are the latest printing at the time of purchase (check for any later revisions), and Kindle editions should automatically update whenever minor revisions are made. page 10, Caption, Fig 1.9 should read “c. 1900. W Scott.” […]

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Revisions and additions: If Walls Could Talk: Chapala’s Historic Buildings and Their Former Occupants (2020)

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Apr 082015
 

These revisions and additions (April 2023) apply primarily to books purchased in Mexico. Books purchased more recently via Amazon are the latest printing at the time of purchase (check for any later revisions), and Kindle editions should automatically update whenever minor revisions are made. page 16: Villa Ana Victoria “c. 1905″ should be “c. 1897″ […]

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Revisions and additions: Mexican Kaleidoscope: Myths, Mysteries and Mystique (2016)

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Apr 082015
 

These revisions and additions (April 2023) apply primarily to books purchased in Mexico. Books purchased more recently via Amazon are the latest printing at the time of purchase (check for any later revisions), and Kindle editions should automatically update whenever minor revisions are made. page 2, paragraph 4: “potatoes” should read “sweet potatoes” page 2, […]

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Revisions and additions: Lake Chapala Through the Ages: An Anthology of Travelers’ Tales (2008)

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Apr 082015
 

These revisions and additions (April 2023) apply primarily to books purchased in Mexico. Books purchased more recently via Amazon are the latest printing at the time of purchase (check for any later revisions), and Kindle editions should automatically update whenever minor revisions are made. Click here for a single printable pdf file with revised versions […]

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“Western Mexico: A Traveler’s Treasury”, reviewed by James Tipton

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Mar 222014
 

For anyone who lives or travels in western Mexico, Tony Burton’s Western Mexico: A Traveler’s Treasury is a “must have.” I own a well traveled copy of the third edition (2001) but I was delighted to see a fourth edition (2013) recently appear…in part because so many changes have taken place in the decade or […]

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. Sombrero Books is reader-supported. Purchases made via links on our site may, at no cost to you, earn us an affiliate commission. Learn more. Photographs of this magical town in the state of Jalisco, […]

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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. Sombrero Books is reader-supported. Purchases made via links on our site may, at no cost to you, earn us an affiliate commission. Learn more. Famous […]

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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) Sombrero Books is reader-supported. Purchases made via links on our site may, at no cost to […]

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. Sombrero Books is reader-supported. Purchases made via links on our site may, at no cost to you, earn us an affiliate commission. Learn more. This is the classic travel account based […]

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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. Sombrero Books is reader-supported. Purchases made via links on our site may, at no cost to you, earn us an affiliate commission. Learn more. This is the classic travel account based […]

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