HAVEN, Gilbert. Our Next Door Neighbor: A Winter in Mexico. New York, Harper, 1875.
8vo. Original green pictorial cloth, blocked and lettered in gilt; pp. 467; frontispiece, plates with tissue guards, and text illustrations in wood-engraving, apart from very light spotting internally near-fine.
~b~First edition.~i~ Gilbert Haven was a Methodist bishop of Atlanta, absolutely opposed to any racial segregation in churches. He prroves to have been a keen observer of Mexican society, belief systems and anti-gringo resentments south of The Wall.