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My Corner Bookstore
September 9, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Dr. Alex Hidalgo, will examine the work of one rare book dealer in Fort Worth who specializes in early works of the Americas. Hidalgo will explain the importance of preserving the legacy of Spanish American printing and the history of collecting these unique specimens. Book lovers and history fans alike will want to seize the opportunity to hear this special program and to see remarkable examples of books from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Dr. Alex Hidalgo is a graduate of the University of Arizona. In 2013 he became Assistant Professor of Latin American History at TCU. He specializes in Mesoamerican ethnohistory, manuscript and print culture, history of collecting, and the history of cartography.