Mexico: Talleres Tipograficos de la Casa Editorial "J. de Elizalde" 1903. First edition. Softcover. Quarto. 70pp. Rebound in heavy stock brown paper wrappers. Original brown paper wrappers with black lettering on the front cover, bound in. The work defines the statutes and jurisprudence for Mexican constitutional law for courts of the Federal District (Mexico City) and the states of Baja California and Quintana Roo. On the order of the Mexican president Porfirio Díaz, these laws were proclaimed by then minister of Justice and Public Education Justino Fernández Mondoño (1828-1911). The content throughout is separated into 9 "titles" (i.e. "Disposiciones Comunes A Todos Los Tribunales") and further into 321 separate articles (statutes). Mexican emblem on the original front cover and title page.
Text in Spanish.
Wrappers with some rubbing, creasing and closed tears. Original bound in front wrappers with creasing, closed tears and the top right corner torn. Some pages throughout with small creases to the corners. Wrappers in good, interior in very good- condition overall. Scarce. Protected by modern mylar. g to vg-. Item #47156
Justino Fernández Mondoño (1828-1911) was a prominent Mexican lawyer, professor and politician. He served as Governor of the State of Hidalgo from 1873-1876, Director of the National School of Jurisprudence from 1885-1901, Secretary of Justice and Public Education of Mexico from 1901-1905, and Secretary of Justice of Mexico from 1905 until his death in 1911.