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Cabrera Ipina: El Real de Catorce

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Cabrera Ipiña, Octaviano. EL REAL DE CATORCE. Sociedad Potosina de Estudios Historicos. 1970. 8vo. 117 pages. History of the Mining Town 'Real de Catorce', named for 14 Spanish soldiers killed there in an ambush by Chichimec (Indian) warriors. Starts from its first ore findings in the late 17th Century to its growth to opulence with a population of 15,000 in the 19th century, to its decadence and fall at the begining of the 20th Century. In a beatiful descriptive way, shows and tells about its architecture, people and society. More than 45 very descriptive pictures complement the narration. Lot weight: 0 lbs 10oz. Subject(s): History - Coinage - Mexico.