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SIX MONTHS’ RESIDENCE AND TRAVELS IN MEXICO;
Bullock, W.

SIX MONTHS’ RESIDENCE AND TRAVELS IN MEXICO;

Containing Remarks on the Present State of New Spain, Its Natural Productions, State of Society, Mnaufactures, Trade, Agriculture, and Antiquities, &c. John Murray 1824.
1st Ed. xii + 532pp. 16 aquatint plates including 1 folding (with sl. loss due to marginal burn) and 4 colour, folding plan, folding map. New e.ps., contemporary dec. boards with calf corners, minor marking and wear, rebacked with original spine laid down, dec. compartments with gilt rule edged raised bands and gilt lettered title label to spine. Sabin 9140. ‘This author was the first English traveller in Mexico since Father Gage, in 1640...’ Prideaux pp.256-329; Abbey Travel 666. William Bullock, (bap. 1773, d. 1849), naturalist and antiquary. ODNB ‘... one of the first British travellers to visit Mexico, which was newly accessible to outsiders since its independence from Spain in 1821, and from his tour he brought home many valuable artefacts ...’
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