Rambles in Yucatan; or, Notes of Travel through the Peninsula, including a visit to the remarkable ruins of Chi-Chen, Kabah, Zayi, and Uxmal.

New York: J. & H. G. Langley, 1843. First. hardcover. 24 plates, some of which are lithographs, engraved lithograph title page, map of the Yucatan, 10 text Illus. 304pp. + 12pp. of publisher's ads. 8vo, original maroon cloth with a gilt decoration on the spine and front cover, head of spine lightly worn, spine and tops of covers are faded from sun exposure, chip to right margin of two pages of the appendix. New York: J. & H. G. Langley, 1843. First Edition. good.

The author took up a public offer by John Lloyd Stephens to go to the Yucatan. Norman arrived in December, 1841 and stayed 3 months. This work became popular and went through five editions by 1849. The text has scattered light foxing, mostly to the margins. Some of the plates have light foxing, mostly to the margins, however most of the lithographs are free of foxing. Palau 193027. Sabin 50570.

Price: $500.00

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