The Mexican Constitution in 1870 [Mexico]. [Constitution]. Constitucion Federal de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos, Sancionada y Jurada por el Congreso General Constituyente el 5 Dia de Febrero de 1857. Y Coleccion de las Constituciones de los Estados que Forman la Confederacion. Toluca: Tip. del Instituto Literario, Dirijida por Pedro Martinez, 1870. 657,  pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands, lettering pieces, blind ornaments and early owner label to spine. Moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends and corners, small scuff to rear board. Moderate toning to text, internally clean. Ex-library. Location label to spine, small inkstamp to title page. A nice copy. $250. * Only edition. Mexico's 1857 constitution remained in force until 1917. It received its first amendment in 1873 and numerous amendments and additions until its repeal, which is why annotated editions from are helpful. OCLC locates 8 copies in North American law libraries. See Clagett and Valderrama, A Revised Guide to the Law & Legal Literature of Mexico 9-10.
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