John L. Stephens - Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan - 1841

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John L. Stephens - Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan - 1841
Archaeology - Quantity: 2 - Book

1841 1ed Yucatan Incidents of Travel John Stephens MAYA Chiapas 2v Archaeology John Stephens was an important 19th-century English explorer whose account of his voyages in Central America became extremely popular and were highly detailed. Stephens covers his experience with the ruins of the Mayan civilization and interactions with Chiapas and Yucatan people. Visiting over 40 different sites from 1839-40, Stephens and his crew are credited with rediscovering the Mayans and bringing the lost civilization back to the mind of the Western world. This work, Incidents of Travel in Central America is a popular travelogue describing Guatemala, Costa Rica, and the Yucatan, all with impressive Frederick Catherwood illustrations. Vol. I & Vol. II with all engravings and map (slightly torn) in fair condition. Spines lacking in places, wear to boards. Foxing to leaves and plates. Hinges sound.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
2
Subject
Archaeology
Author/ Illustrator
John L. Stephens
Book Title
Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1841
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Harper & Brothers, 82 Cliff-Street
Binding/ Material
Hardback
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