FERRY, Gabriel. Vagabond Life in Mexico.

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FERRY, Gabriel. Vagabond Life in Mexico. New York, Harper, 1856.

8vo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, ornamented in blind all over; pp. 344, [8, advertisements]; endpapers darkened, the front free endpaper with crossed out contemporary ownership inscription, near-fine.
First US edition of this work based on seven years life in Mexico. Beautifully written and with deep love for the country and its people this is one of the best first-hand reports, and not biased by US-Mexican rivalry or disdain for Catholicism.