Antonino Diaz Murder Legal Trial Francisca Povedan 1874 Mexico Toluca rare bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Alegarto de Acusacion... by D. Antonio Diaz.
Published 1874, Toluca, by Pedro Martinez.
Period beautiful deluxe full leather bindings. Covers splendidly ornamented in relief, period embossed scroll patterning surrounded by rolling gilt boxed eyes. Early custom owners bookplate of Marjorie J. Hecht.
Strong author presentation inscription to front free fly leaf, possibly/ likely an author's small private presentation example in a custom binding.
Contents are a published speech given to the Mexican Court concerning a murder case involving the author's brother. It's a strong public defense of his brother in the face of defamation and strong accusations.
Scarce in any format, unique example thus.
Book measures: 8 5/8" H X 8 7/8" W.