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Coleccionando Documentos Históricos Mexicanos

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Collecting History: Mexican Historical Documents - Coleccionando Documentos Históricos Mexicanos

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About this Event - A bilingual conversation

The history of the United States is inextricably intertwined with that of Mexico, through war and peace. Booksellers Elena Gallego and Bill Allison will speak about the exploration of that history through the original documents of Mexico. They will highlight some of the documents on offer at the virtual book fair and their importance in various aspects of history.

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La historia de Estados Unidos está indisolublemente entrelazada con la de México, a través de la guerra y la paz. Los libreros Elena Gallego y Bill Allison hablarán sobre la exploración de esa historia a través de los documentos originales de México. Destacarán algunos de los documentos que se ofrecen en la feria virtual del libro y su importancia en diversos aspectos de la historia.

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Elena Gallego working in the world of rare books for more than 30 years, has offices in Madrid and Texas and specializes in the rare books, documents and manuscripts in Spanish, old World Hispanica, Latin America and Mexico. She is a member of ABAA, ILAB and the Texas Booksellers Association.

William Allison began as a book collector but for the last eight years has been a full-time bookseller specializing in Western Americana and Texana. He is a member of ABAA, ILAB and the Texas Booksellers Association.

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Elena Gallego trabaja en el mundo del libro hace más de treinte años, tiene oficinas en Madrid y Texas y se especializa en libros raros, documentos y manuscritos de español, historia española en América, Latinoamérica y México. Es miembro de ABAA, ILAB y la Asociación de Libreros de Texas.

William Allison comenzó como coleccionista de libros, pero durante los últimos ocho años ha sido un librero a tiempo completo especializado en Western Americana y Texana. Es miembro de ABAA, ILAB y la Asociación de Libreros de Texas.

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For the latest updates and more information: Western States Virtual Book & Paper Fair

Learn more about other tours and programs being held during the Western States Virtual Book & Paper Fair: RareBooksLA/Program

See a list of the Western States Virtual Book & Paper Fair exhibitors at: RareBooksLA/Exhibitors

Featuring more than 100 exhibitors of antiquarian books, fine prints, photography, maps, and ephemera, the Western States Virtual Book & Paper Fair takes place April 29-30 & May 1, online. The virtual fair launches at 9 a.m./PDT April 29 and is open 24/7. Sign up for free tickets and event updates.

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