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The Resource The true Mexico, Mexico-Tenochtitlan, by Alfred Louis Deverdun

The true Mexico, Mexico-Tenochtitlan, by Alfred Louis Deverdun

Label
The true Mexico, Mexico-Tenochtitlan
Title
The true Mexico, Mexico-Tenochtitlan
Statement of responsibility
by Alfred Louis Deverdun
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
917.25
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
F1386
LC item number
.D49 1938
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The true Mexico, Mexico-Tenochtitlan, by Alfred Louis Deverdun
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translated from the Spanish by P.M. del Campo and P. Cheal
  • "Illustrated with a water color by the author, two drawings, and thirty-four photographs."
  • Photos by Hugo Brehme on plates facing p. 43, 64, 72, 80, 84, 86, 92, 101, 106, 116, 150, 154, 166, 170, 172, 182, 186, 192, 212, 222, 226, 230, 232, 236, 240, 248, 250, 254, 262, 268, 274, 278, 282, and 288
Contents
Aztecas and Spaniards. Pre-Cortesan history -- The arrival of Corteś -- The tree of the sad night -- The capture of Mex́ico-Tenochititlań by Corteś -- Colonial Mexico. The beginnings of the present city -- The National Library -- Church of Santo Domingo and the inquisition -- San Ildefonso (National Preparatory School) -- Las Vizcaińes -- The cathedral and the sagrario -- The university -- The national palace -- The treasury of the nation -- El Volador -- "El Zoćalo," or Great Square of Mexico City -- The national pawnshop -- The house of tiles -- The iturbide palace -- Ministry of public education -- The post office building -- Ministry of communications and public works -- National museum of archaeology, history and ethnography -- The calendar stone -- Tizoc's monument -- Statue of Charles IV -- Paseo de la Reforma -- Chapultepec park -- Chapultepec -- The military college -- San Miguel de Belem, now the school of the revolution -- The palace of the fine arts -- Environs of Mexico City. The basilica of Guadalupe -- The monastery of Churubusco -- Coyoacań -- Villa Obregoń (San Angel) -- Xochimilco -- Atzcapotzalco -- Tepotzotlan -- Los remedios
Control code
1684188
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
303 pages, [37] pages of plates
Lccn
38011579
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1998 (Access. No. 98-055). Signed by author. Inscribed presentation copy to former owner, July 19th, 1937. Signed by former owner on t.p. Item laid in (cataloged separately): Pemex travel club bulletin, v. 2, no. 114-A, November 1940. Colored ill. mounted on upper cover. Clothbound.
  • Library's copy 2 (Wittliff Gallery): Gift of Susan Toomey Frost, 2009 (Access. No. 2009-131). Signed by author. Bookplate of former owner mounted on front free endpaper. Clothbound.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
The true Mexico, Mexico-Tenochtitlan, by Alfred Louis Deverdun
Publication
Note
  • Translated from the Spanish by P.M. del Campo and P. Cheal
  • "Illustrated with a water color by the author, two drawings, and thirty-four photographs."
  • Photos by Hugo Brehme on plates facing p. 43, 64, 72, 80, 84, 86, 92, 101, 106, 116, 150, 154, 166, 170, 172, 182, 186, 192, 212, 222, 226, 230, 232, 236, 240, 248, 250, 254, 262, 268, 274, 278, 282, and 288
Contents
Aztecas and Spaniards. Pre-Cortesan history -- The arrival of Corteś -- The tree of the sad night -- The capture of Mex́ico-Tenochititlań by Corteś -- Colonial Mexico. The beginnings of the present city -- The National Library -- Church of Santo Domingo and the inquisition -- San Ildefonso (National Preparatory School) -- Las Vizcaińes -- The cathedral and the sagrario -- The university -- The national palace -- The treasury of the nation -- El Volador -- "El Zoćalo," or Great Square of Mexico City -- The national pawnshop -- The house of tiles -- The iturbide palace -- Ministry of public education -- The post office building -- Ministry of communications and public works -- National museum of archaeology, history and ethnography -- The calendar stone -- Tizoc's monument -- Statue of Charles IV -- Paseo de la Reforma -- Chapultepec park -- Chapultepec -- The military college -- San Miguel de Belem, now the school of the revolution -- The palace of the fine arts -- Environs of Mexico City. The basilica of Guadalupe -- The monastery of Churubusco -- Coyoacań -- Villa Obregoń (San Angel) -- Xochimilco -- Atzcapotzalco -- Tepotzotlan -- Los remedios
Control code
1684188
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
303 pages, [37] pages of plates
Lccn
38011579
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1998 (Access. No. 98-055). Signed by author. Inscribed presentation copy to former owner, July 19th, 1937. Signed by former owner on t.p. Item laid in (cataloged separately): Pemex travel club bulletin, v. 2, no. 114-A, November 1940. Colored ill. mounted on upper cover. Clothbound.
  • Library's copy 2 (Wittliff Gallery): Gift of Susan Toomey Frost, 2009 (Access. No. 2009-131). Signed by author. Bookplate of former owner mounted on front free endpaper. Clothbound.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

Library Locations

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