Fernández, Justino (cartography).
Mexico. Impreso en Talleres de Impresion de Estampillas y Valores. 1936.
First Edition. Hard bound volume 9 x 7 inches, 70 pp. Corners bumped; bookplate on verso of front cover; contents in very good condition. There are two folding color lithographic maps in the volume's rear pocket. One map (21 x 29.5 inches) depicts in great detail the town itself while the other map (22 x 30 inches) situates the town in the wider context of the lake region. This second map has a small triangular tear at one fold (easily repaired) and a small area of paper loss at one of the folds. Overall, the bright and colorful maps are in very good condition. Pátzcuaro is a volume in the series Publicationes de la Secretaria de Hacienda y Credito Publico focusing on three towns in in the state of Michoacán: Pátzcuaro, Morelia and Uruapan. The text is divided into four sections: the first provides geographical and statistical data relating to Pátzcuaro; the other three focus on the history of the city; the city as it exists in the present (1936); the lake region in which the city is situated. An interesting and uncommon volume in very good condition. TEXT IN SPANISH. Item #50269