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The Resource Seen in a Mexican plaza : a summer's idyll of an idle summer, by "El Gringo" (Geo. F. Weeks)

Seen in a Mexican plaza : a summer's idyll of an idle summer, by "El Gringo" (Geo. F. Weeks)

Label
Seen in a Mexican plaza : a summer's idyll of an idle summer
Title
Seen in a Mexican plaza
Title remainder
a summer's idyll of an idle summer
Statement of responsibility
by "El Gringo" (Geo. F. Weeks)
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
F1391.C88
LC item number
W4 1918
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Seen in a Mexican plaza : a summer's idyll of an idle summer, by "El Gringo" (Geo. F. Weeks)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Photos by Hugo Brehme on plates facing t.p. and p. 40
Contents
Far away, quiet Cuatro Cienegas -- A strange business -- The educated crow that played the piano -- Why they thought I was rude -- The devout praying cripple -- Regular private beggars on regular days -- "You may pay me whatever you please" -- Novel method of handling meat -- Little Juan Jose Wong and his sister "Lupe" -- The Crimean War and the Mexican plaza -- The captured boy who found his way home -- Leisurely manner of transacting business -- Generosity a national trait -- An open-air movie exhibition -- A later afternoon panic in the plaza -- A child's faith in Don Porfirio -- The interesting process of manufacturing candles -- A hot water bath in a bottomless pit -- Tragic ending of a tranquil summer -- A peon woman's philosophy and ideas of wealth
Control code
3159875
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
120 pages
Lccn
18018128
Note
Library's copy 1 (Wittliff Gallery): Gift of Susan Toomey Frost, 2009 (Access. No. 2009-131). Clothbound.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)3159875
Label
Seen in a Mexican plaza : a summer's idyll of an idle summer, by "El Gringo" (Geo. F. Weeks)
Publication
Note
Photos by Hugo Brehme on plates facing t.p. and p. 40
Contents
Far away, quiet Cuatro Cienegas -- A strange business -- The educated crow that played the piano -- Why they thought I was rude -- The devout praying cripple -- Regular private beggars on regular days -- "You may pay me whatever you please" -- Novel method of handling meat -- Little Juan Jose Wong and his sister "Lupe" -- The Crimean War and the Mexican plaza -- The captured boy who found his way home -- Leisurely manner of transacting business -- Generosity a national trait -- An open-air movie exhibition -- A later afternoon panic in the plaza -- A child's faith in Don Porfirio -- The interesting process of manufacturing candles -- A hot water bath in a bottomless pit -- Tragic ending of a tranquil summer -- A peon woman's philosophy and ideas of wealth
Control code
3159875
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
120 pages
Lccn
18018128
Note
Library's copy 1 (Wittliff Gallery): Gift of Susan Toomey Frost, 2009 (Access. No. 2009-131). Clothbound.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)3159875

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