Very Good. Item #5170
Mexico City: Ireneo Paz, 1911. Small quarto. Stapled paper thesis with printed cover; 80pp.
Paz Sórlano’s law thesis on the freedom of the press at the Escuela Nacional de Jurisprudencia, where he received his degree to practice in November 1911. Along with Conrado Diaz Soto y Gama, he published the revolutionary newspaper El Nacional, which only ran for five issues. He went into exile in Los Angeles and continued to distribute Zapatista propaganda and corresponded with fellow revolutionaries. He returned to Mexico after Zapata’s death and soon after helped found the National Agrarian Party. Father of Nobel Prize winning poet Octavio Paz.
Missing final pages 81-82, checked against the copy at the Library of Congress (itself missing 4-6 pages at end with a few previous pages incorrectly doubled). Only four institutional copies located, including the Library of Congress copy.
Covers lightly edgeworn and a bit toned, with a couple tiny tears along fore-edge.