A Glimpse of Guatemala, and Some Notes on the Ancient Monuments of Central America

MAUDSLAY, Anne Cary and Alfred Percival

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Place Published: London
Publisher: John Murray
Date Published: 1899

Description: 57 plates, plans, and maps, including 38 photogravure plates, 2 chromolithographs, 6 b/w double-page lithographic plates, and color folding lithographic map. Approx. 70 other b/w text illus. xix, 289pp. 4to, original 1/2 yellow cloth with decorated front board, page margins uncut, edges of boards worn including edges of corners, front board lightly soiled, back board moderately soiled. small chip to bottom margin of first page of the table of contents. London: John Murray, 1899. First Edition

Comments: The authors travelled throughout Guatemala including visits to Copan, Rabinal, Ikun, Chichen Itza, Palenque, Tikal, and Menche. "Charming narrative of the Maudslay's early travels in the Guatemala Highlands and the Maya lowlands. Contains smaller reproductions of some of the fine photos from Biologia Centrali Americana." Griffin 1189. Alfred Percival Maudslay went on six expeditions to Guatemala during his lifetime, including excavating at the ruins of Chichen Itza, Copan, and Quirigua. Welch 63. Humphreys 1748. Internally a bright tight copy with beautiful illustrations.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 255106


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Just a quick message to let you know that I have received the book last week, 1726, in a French armorial binding. Just beautiful, a great addition to my collection. Thanks again for selling such quality items and hope to trade with you again. Best regards from France - Adrien
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