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Central American Archeaeology, Six Titles in Seven Volumes.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2891T Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2016 12:00PM


Central American Archeaeology, Six Titles in Seven Volumes. Anne Cary Maudslay and Alfred Percival Maudslay's A Glimpse at Guatemala, London: Murray, 1899, large quarto, illustrated, publisher's half cloth, worn; Oliver G. Ricketson Jr. and Edith Bayles Ricketson's Uaxactun, Guatemala, Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institution, 1937, author's [Edith] signature on ffep, large quarto, publisher's cloth, illustrated, folding maps and plans, binding somewhat shaken; Edgar L. Hewett's Ancient Life in Mexico and Central America, Indianapolis & New York: Bobbs-Merrill, [1936], stated first edition, octavo, illustrated, publisher's blue cloth, spine sunned; John Lloyd Stephens' Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan, London: Hall, Virtue, & Co., 1854, octavo, illustrated, single volume edition in worn publisher's cloth; [another copy of the same title] New York: Harper & Brothers, 1841, eleventh edition, in two octavo volumes, illustrated, publisher's cloth; [and] Filippo de Filippi's Ruwenzori, New York: Dutton, 1908, large octavo, illustrated, in publisher's red cloth, damaged, some water damage to contents. (7)
Estimate $250-350

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Oliver G. Ricketson Jr., John Lloyd Stephens, Filippo de Filippi, Alfred Percival Maudslay, Anne Cary Maudslay, Edgar L. Hewett, Edith Bayles Ricketson, Indianapolis, London, Uaxactun, Guatemala, Mexico, Washington, D.C.