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Image for CORPUS ANTIQUITATUM AMERICANENSIUM / MEXICO II / Colecciones Leigh y Museo Frissell de Arte Zapoteca

CORPUS ANTIQUITATUM AMERICANENSIUM / MEXICO II / Colecciones Leigh y Museo Frissell de Arte Zapoteca

By: BOOS, FRANK.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cordoba, Mexico: Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia, Mexico. 1966: 1966

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: k190719j

Condition: Very good


4to. Unbound sheets in gray board portfolio with string tie. 91 b/w photographic sheets, several with multiple images prefaced by 121 pages of descriptive annotations in both Spanish and English. LIMITED TO 1000 COPIES. The second volume of a series written and illustrated by Boos on the ceramic sculptures which appear on the funerary urns of the Precolumbian Zapotec (Oaxacan ) Culture of southern Mexico. Very good: the photographic plates and descriptive pages are fine. Portfolio overs fully intact but with browning to the fold-overs, slight surface wear to both panels, some spotting and wear... View more info

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CORPUS ANTIQUITATUM AMERICANENSIUM / MEXICO I / Las Urnas Zapotecas en el Real Museo de Ontario.

By: BOOS, FRANK

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cordoba, Mexico: Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia: 1964

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: k190719i

Condition: Very Good


4to. Unbound sheets in gray board portfolio. 32 b/w photographic sheets, several with multiple images prefaced by approximately 50 pages of descriptive annotations in both Spanish and English. LIMITED TO 1000 COPIES. The first volume of a series written and illustrated by Boos on the ceramic sculptures which appear on the funerary urns of the Precolumbian Zapotec (Oaxacan ) Culture of southern Mexico. Plates and sheets are fine. Very good: the photographic plates are virtually pristine, with just a bit of toning to the binding edge of several of the descriptive pages. Covers fully intact but w... View more info

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Archeological Researches of Costa Rica

By: HARTMAN, C. V. [Carl Vilhelm]

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Stockholm: Ivr Haeggstroms Boktryckeri. The Royal Ethnographical Museum in Stockholm. : 1901

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: k190711g

Condition: Very Good


1st ed., folio, cream cloth. 196 pp. plus map, two folded plans, and 87 full-page photographic plates by J. Cederquis, mostly b/w but some in color. Each plate has multiple objects depicted, printed on one side and each preceded by an identifying sheet containing the plate number and a brief description. . Profusely illustrated with more photos and drawings in the text. Not to be confused with Hartman’s later work, published by the Carnegie Institute, “Archeological Researches on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica.” This first work covers his researches on the east coast and on the hig... View more info

Image for Metals From the Cenote of Sacrifice Chichen Itza, Yucatan / Memoirs of the Peabody Museum of Archaelogy and Ethnology, Harvard University 
Vol X, No. 2

Metals From the Cenote of Sacrifice Chichen Itza, Yucatan / Memoirs of the Peabody Museum of Archaelogy and Ethnology, Harvard University Vol X, No. 2

By: LOTHROP (Samuel Kirkland)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum, Cambridge: 1952

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: k190711f

Condition: Good


1st ed. 4to, softbound, 139 pp. plus advts. Sections by W C Root and Tatiana Proskouriakoff. Appendix by William Harvey. “The following work describes and illustrates objects of metal which were dredged from the Cenote of Sacrifice at Chichen Itza, Yucatan, by the late Edward H Thompson.” Condition: Fair; text block is clean and tight overall with bumped lower corners, light soiling to title page, small closed tear to half-title. Covers intact but soiled, with large stain on back panel; chipping to corners and spine. View more info

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Stone Ornaments Used by the American Indian in the United States and Canada

By: Moorehead, Warren K.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Andover, Andover Press,: 1917

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: k190711e

Condition: Good


1st ed., 8vo, olive green cloth. 448 pp; [4],[9]-448 (1 advt). 10 plates (2 color) and folded map. More than 265 objects illustrated, most in b/w, with descriptions and extensive index and bibliography. Charm stones, gorgets, bird stones, mound finds, ornaments. Howes M-783. Condition: Good: Covers have moderate wear but no significant rubbing or chipping; light fade to fore-edge of front cover, some spotting on back panel. Some spotting to endpapers, small tear on title page. Text block is clean and tight. View more info

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Guide Book to the Ruins of Quirigua

By: MORLEY, Sylvanus G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington: Carnegie Institution of Washington: 1935

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: k190320a

Condition: Near fine


1st ed. 8vo, original green cloth. 205 pp. 49 photographs, maps, plans diagrams. Carnegie Institution of Washington, Supplementary Publication No. 16. Quirigua is a Maya site in eastern Guatemala. Near fine; a clean tight copy with light rubbing to corners and spine ends. View more info

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VIAJE A YUCATAN 1841 - 1842 [Travels to Yucatan]

By: STEPHENS, John L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Mexico: National Museum of Archeology : 1937-1938

Edition: 2d edition

Seller ID: k190320b

Condition: Fair-Good


2d edition, in two volumes. 8vo, softcover. 738 pages in total. Spanish translation by Justo Sierra O'Reilly. With 127 plates and illustrations and one large folded map. An mportant archaeological study of Yucatan with extensive historical and ethnographic references. CONDITION: Vol 1: Good+; a clean tight copy with some discoloration to covers. Vol 2 is Poor; partially disbound, but intact, with discoloration and cracking to spine. ##### Imprenta del Museo Nacional de Arqueología 1937 - 1938, México. Traducción castellana de Justo Sierra O'Reilly. Con 127 ilustraciones dentro y fuera del... View more info

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Plateria Sudamericana [South American Silver]

By: Taullard, A

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires Editores Peuser: 1941

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: k190711c

Condition: Good


1st ed., 4to, illustrated boards. 285 pp. No. 518 of 800 copies. A comprehensive survey of PreColumbian, colonial and post-colonial silverware, object d’art, silver equipment and tack used by the gauchos, silver articles associated with mate and smoking. With historical data about mining in Peru, Chile, Uruguay and Brazil and alphabetical lists of silversmiths and their dates. Text in Spanish. Condition: Good: Covers are sound but worn on all edges and corners, discoloration to front and back panels. Text block is clean with no marks or tears but lightly shaken. Remnants of original glassi... View more info

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CERAMICAS DEL ANTIGUO PERU DE LA COLECCION WASSERMANN-SAN BLAS [Ceramics of Ancient Peru from the Collection of Wasserman-San Blas]

By: Wasserman, B. J.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, 1938

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: k190719g

Condition: Fair


12 1/2'' x 9 1/2''. xxxi, 367, [1] pp. No. 169 of an edition limited to 1000 copies. Profusely illustrated with 597 b/w and color photographs, 2 maps. Original boards, dust jacket. Text in Spanish. Fair: Clean, bright, unmarked interior, with no damage to text block. Covers shaken and lacking spine. Dust jacket present but toned and tattered. Signed and inscribed by Wasserman on title page. View more info

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Tikal Reports, Numbers 1-11: Original Reports Published 1958-1961 (University Museum Monograph 64)

By: [Pre-Columbian History] University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Price: $350.00

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology: 1958-61

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: k190320c

Condition: Good


University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1958-1961. 1st editions, 4to, blue wrappers. were conducted Excavation and research of the Mayan ruins at Tikal were conducted under the auspices of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and the government of Guatemala from 1956 through 1969. These are the reports of the first years of excavation and fieldwork. Numerous illustrations and plates throughout. In three volumes: Vol I is Numbers 1-4, 1958; 150 pp; Very Good -- a clean, tight copy with sun fading to edges of covers; Volume 2 is Number... View more info