Galeria de Martires Mexicanos 1926-1927. Mexico, Religious Martyrs.
Galeria de Martires Mexicanos 1926-1927
Galeria de Martires Mexicanos 1926-1927

Galeria de Martires Mexicanos 1926-1927

San Antonio: Imprenta Universal, [1927]. [124]pp. Printed in blue ink. Original cream printed wrappers. Moderate wear, spine chipped at ends, corners worn. Lightly soiled. Light soiling and foxing to text, mostly to outer leaves. About very good. Item #2003

Biographical work documenting those who died in defense of the Catholic Church during the Cristero War which followed the Mexican Revolution and constitution of 1917. During the Cristero War, the secular government sought to crack down on the influence of the Catholic Church, banning local religious festivities. This work comprises more than fifty entries providing date and circumstances of death of those killed in 1926 and 1927, illustrated with a portrait or other image of the victim or victims. Only a handful of copies in OCLC.

Price: $650.00

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