Ciudad de México: Secretaría de Cultura, Ediciones Acapulco, 2016. Primera ed. Hardcover. Large octavo in brown color illus DJ, book depicted to front and rear DJ, black ribbon bookmark, 277 pages, chiefly b&w illustrations (some color), genealogical tables, maps ; 25 cm. Sealed in original shinkwrap, gentle tear to front DJ shinkwrap, else Fine in Fine DJ. Item #91596
In Spanish. Scarce. Limited edition of 1113 copies. || Describes business of used bookstores in Mexico City during past half century, especially ventures and activities of one dynasty, founded by Ubaldo López Barrientos (author is grandson). Tells history of family's involvement in book trade and describes around 50 existing bookstores involved in same business, profiles their owners and mentions some of their most treasured books. Also includes texts by passionate frequenters of such establishments, by well known writers such as Javier Garciadiego, Vicente Quirarte, Bernardo Esquinca, Luigi Amara, Cristina Pacheco, and others. Illustrated with intriguing photographs of bookshop interiors, their collections, as well as book covers, facsimiles, etc. Series: Acapulco ;; #55.; Serie B (Bibliofilia). Booksellers and bookselling -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- History.
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