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IMPORTANT 1939 MEXICAN INTERNAL MEMO REGARDING EUROPEAN-JEWISH IMMIGRATION DURING THE HOLOCAUST

(JUDAICA) MEXICO. Peligros de una Inmigracion en Masa. Mexico, March 9 and March 22, 1939. Together, two volumes.

Two rare 1939 internal memos by the Mexican government, written during the middle years of the Holocaust, entitled “The Dangers of Mass Immigration” and explaining the reasons for rejecting the United States’ suggestion that Mexico accept Jewish refugees into the southern part of the country. $3000.

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1579 ORTELIUS MAP OF MEXICO, FROM “THE FIRST MODERN ATLAS”

ORTELIUS, Abraham. Hispaniae Novae sivae Magnae. Antwerp, 1579.

Scarce Ortelius map of New Spain (showing part of Mexico), beautifully embellished with three fine strapwork cartouches and two Spanish galleons, first published in his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (1570), and later printed by Christopher Plantin in 1579. A beautiful piece with exceptional contemporary hand-coloring. $1500.

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