Las Artes Industriales en la Nueva Espana
Publisher: Banco Nacional de Mexico
Place: Mexico City
255 pages with 202 color plates (many folding), bibliography and index. Folio (12" x 10 1/2") bound in original publisher's light brown with dark brown lettering to spine and embossed pictorial to cover in original jacketed. Revised and annotated by Maria Cervantes de Conde and Carlota Romero de Terreros de Previosir. Limited to 8500 copies. Second edition.
Manuel Romero de Terreros studies in England at Stonyhurst College, run by the Jesuits and then passed his exams at the Cambridge and Oxford. He returned to mexico when he was 20 and served as professor at the School for Advanced Studies and later at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Was also Academician and Director of the Mexican Academy of History, Corresponding Member of the Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando in Madrid, and the Academy of Fine Arts and Historical Sciences of Toledo, and Academician of the Academy of Rome. The majority of studies was devoted to the history of art, primarily Mexican, and social history of nineteenth-century New Spain.
Corners bumped, spine head with one inch closed tear at hinges. Jacket spine ends chipped, closed edge tears with rubbing to edges and wrappers, fold over edges chipped. About very good in a good to very good jacket.
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