Budapest: 1877. In original publishers binding. 220 p. Inside in fine condition. / Some dirt on the binding.
Inscribed by the author. Ede Szenger set sail from Saint-Nazaire to Mexico in 1865 to take part in Emperor Miksa’s unfortunate Mexican venture. He ran military hospitals during the war. After the capture and sentencing to death of Emperor Miksa, he also witnessed his execution. Several of you embalmed him in 1867 because he was asked to do so. He traveled continuously for 36 hours to get there on time, before he was executed he was allowed to talk to the emperor. After the fall of the emperor, he remained in Mexico for a time, working as a physician in San Luis Potosi. He was one of the founders of the Sociedad Medica Potosoma, so he was also elected Knight of the Order of Guadalupe. Finally, approx. He returned home to Hungary after a 10-year stay in Mexico.