Folio (436 x 318mm.), half-title, lithographed additional pictorial title, folding plan of Mexico (dated 1858) and 45 views and scenes on 41 plates, approximately 11 with part or full hand-colouring or chromolithography, captions in English, Spanish and French, original cloth, upper cover with title and date '1861', plan with some repairs, binding slightly rubbed and repaired, new endpapers
a fine pictorial record of mexico with "draughtsmanship and lithography of a very high quality" (Abbey).
The work was first published during 1855-1857 with 41 single-tinted views on 38 plates (here there are 45 on 41). Over the years it was extended, with additional plates, a map and plan, and more of the plates were coloured. The varying dates in this copy on the title (1855-56), plan (1858) and cover (1861) are testimony to the evolving nature of the work.
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