1848 Yucatan Incidents of Travel John Stephens MAYA Chiapas 2v Mayan Archaeology

STEPHENS, John L

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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.

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1848 Yucatan Incidents of Travel John Stephens MAYA Chiapas 2v Mayan 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.

 

Item number: #13998

Price: $750

 

STEPHENS, John L

 

Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan

 

New York, Harper & Brothers, 1848.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes
    • 1 – xii, 459, [1]
    • 2 – xvi, 478
    • 120 engravings
  • References: Sabin 92197; Field 1426
  • Provenance: Handwritten – Asa Harding Stoddard
    • Asa Harding Stoddard was a 19th century ‘Farmer Poet’ from Kalamazoo Michigan known for his published works of miscellaneous poems.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~ 5in X 6.5in (24cm x 16.5cm)

 

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13998

Category

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

STEPHENS, John L

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete