Principados y potestades [Principles and Powers] (First Mexican Edition)
Monsivais, Carlos; Hector Garcia (photographs)
Price: 4,250.00 USD
Mexico City: Libreria Madero, 1969. First Mexican Edition, preceding all others. Slim quarto, perfect-bound softcover. A cornerstone of Latin American pop photography, and included in "The Latin American Photobook." Designed by Vicente Rojo, with photographs by Hector Garcia, one of the most important Mexican photojournalists. A private edition published by a prominent Mexico City bookstore and distributed gratis to its clients, making it extremely scarce, with only four copies located in OCLC. Republished in 1970 as part of Monsivais' "Dias de guardar." Yellow wrappers (also noted in green wrappers, with no known priority) with printed likeness of John Lennon. Near Fine. Fernandez, The Latin American Photobook,p. 232, 234.