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Antwerp: Abraham Ortelius, 1587. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 14" x 19.5". These two maps on one sheet detail areas of western Mexico, above, and the Greater Antilles, below. Ortelius created them from information compiled by other mapmakers, such as Mercator, Guttierez, and Alsons de Sata Cruz. These sources allowed him to include a wealth of detailed information that is mostly if not entirely accurate. Above, the map of western Mexico shows the area around Culiacan and the Spanish settlement.....
Mexico: Talleres Graficos de la Nacion, 1928. 5 full page color plates, including one folding, many black-and-white illustrations. 215pp., tall 4to, printed green wrappers; covers quite worn, re-backed with green cloth. Mexico: Talleres Graficos de la Nacion, 1928. An internally clean, very good (-) copy. Contribucion de Mexico al XXIII Congreso de Americanistas.
Mexico: Hesketh, 1930. Preliminar por Manuel Toussaint y texto por Bernice Goodspeed, in Spanish & English. Illustrated with 17 full-page woodcuts by Carl Pappe, loose as issued, each with lettered tissue guards. Slim folio, original printed self-wrappers (edgeworn and a bit soiled; internally clean). Mexico: Hesketh, (no date, circa 1930). A very good copy of this rather scarce portfolio.
Cambridge: Peabody Museum, 1932. 45 plates, many text illustrations in two separate articles. 20pp. and 107pp., folio, red buckram; spine slightly faded, Cambridge: The Peabody Museum, 1904 & 1932. A very good (+) copy. Volume III--No. 1: Edward H. Thompson. Archaeological Researches in Yucatan Reports of Explorations for the Museum. 1904. Volume III--No. 2: Raymond E. Merwin and George C. Vaillant. The Ruins of Holmul Guatemal. 1932.
Mexico: Artes de Mexico, 1967. Many mounted color illustrations and a 33 rpm record by Pellicer about Nierman attached to flyleaf. Square folio, two-toned cloth, colorful d.w. (a bit edgeworn and with laminate crinkled in spots) Mexico: Artes de Mexico, 1967. Several preliminary pages have sprung loose, still a very good copy. Presentation copy from the author.
London: Caldell & Davies, 1815. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 20" x 27.75". This large map depicts the southern part of Mexico with the Yucatan Peninsula, as well as parts of Guatemala and modern-day Belize. Its most remarkable feature is its topographical detail, which is among the best recorded in a British atlas. The map provides an informative view of the country's major watersheds and volcanoes with fine engraving. It was published in Pinkerton' "Modern Atlas" and is.....
Los Angeles: Limited Editions Club, 1954. Translated from the ancient Mayan. Illustrated by Everett Gee Jackson. Small 4to, pale blue cloth (spine evenly darkened to tan), board slipcase, a bit bumped but still solid. Los Angeles: Plantin Press, Limited Editions Club, 1954. Overall a very good(+) copy, internally spotless. One of 1500 numbered copies signed by the illlustrator.