Mexico: Imprenta Universitaria, 1940. Quarto. Item #027709
lxxii, 310 pages, illustrations (some in color), bibliography, notes, maps and plans. Essays on the Tarascan Indians of Michoacan. The issue of handcrafts with some color plates are important. A very good note on the rise of the radicals (agaristas) versus the conservatives. The reason the 16th century bishop became a culture-hero in the religious ritual of the area is fascinating. Bound in original wraps printed in black and green, spine lettering black and green, covers soiled, spine ends chipped, front free endpapers has a few closed tears, some finger smudges to title page.