Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, . Hardcover. Edited by J. Eric S. Thompson. Small 4to. Green cloth with ivory lettering. li, 379pp. Illustrations. Very good. Faint binding edgewear. Item #44682
First of this edition, a reprint of the 1958 edition of the 1648 classic on travel in the West Indies, Mexico and Central America. This interesting association copy bears on the front flyleaf a large purple inkstamped presentation stamp: "Obsequiado por el Presidente / YDIGORAS FUENTES / a '[Mr. --] / [Adlai E. Stevenson] / Guatemala,  de [Feb.] 196." (Bracketed portions accomplished in black ink.) Above this inkstamp appears Stevenson's full rubberstamped signature. Adlai E. Stevenson II (1900-65), Illinois governor and two-time presidential candidate, would become U.S. ambassador to the U.N. the following year. A great association copy of a title with much Guatemala content from the Guatemalan president (1895-1982) remembered for his close ties to the U.S.