Here we have a third printing (1970) of Martin Luis Guzman's (translated by Virginia H Taylor) Memoirs of Pancho Villa, the Mexican Revolutionary general who is known as the champion of the Mexican people. From the cover summary, "This is a tale that might be told around a campfire, night after night in the midst of a military campaign. The kinetic and garrulous Pancho Villa talking on and on about battles and men; bursting out with hearty masculine laughter; weeping unashamed for fallen comrades; casually mentioning his hotheadedness - "one of my violent outbursts" - which sent one, two, or a dozen men before the firing squad; recounting amours; and always, always, protesting dedication to the Revolutionary cause and the interests of "the people." This copy has wear, pieces of tape holding together the cover and fading, pages somewhat yellowed. Yet it is a great piece for the lover of all things Mexico, or a decorator book for the hacienda.
Contains 512 pages with frontispiece, some (but not many) illustrations, foldout map and index. Measures 9-1/4" by 6-1/2". Book cover in poor condition. Book is in better condition. Still, a great decorator piece.
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