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Travel, Geography & Exploration:Central America / Mexico

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...<b>Maya Land in Color  </b><br>, Aguiar, Walter R.
1 Aguiar, Walter R. ...Maya Land in Color

New York: Hastings House Publishers, 1978.
 0803847033 / 9780803847033 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with color photographs.
 
Maya Land in Color visits the magnificent pyramids and other ruins of the major Maya cities and provides, through an informative text and 32 full color photographs, a fascinating look in the Maya world as it existed hundreds of years ago.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust jacket has minor shelf wear.
 
Price: 12.95 USD

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...<B>Reinventing the Lacandon : Subaltern Representations in the Rain Forest of Chiapas.</b>, Gollnick, Brian
2 Gollnick, Brian ...Reinventing the Lacandon : Subaltern Representations in the Rain Forest of Chiapas.
Tucson, AZ, U.S.A. University of Arizona Press, 2008: 081652629X / 9780816526291 First Edition; First Printing; Hardcover.

 
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve.

Before massive deforestation began in the 1960s, the Lacandón jungle, which lies on the border of Mexico and Guatemala, was part of the largest tropical rain forest north of the Amazon. The destruction of the Lacandón occurred with little attention from the international press—until January 1, 1994, when a group of armed Maya rebels led by a charismatic spokesperson who called himself Subcomandante Marcos emerged from jungle communities and briefly occupied several towns in the Mexican state of Chiapas. These rebels, known as the Zapatista National Liberation Army, became front-page news around the globe,

 
Price: 55.00 USD

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...<B>THE PANAMA CANAL</b>, HASKIN, Frederic J.
3 HASKIN, Frederic J. ...THE PANAMA CANAL
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1913. First Edition Lacks issued Map. Hardcover.
 
Illustrated with photos. Maroon cloth covered boards. 8 inches tall. 386 pages with index and adverts. Small loss top spine. Moderate handling wear.

 
Price: 10.00 USD

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...<b>Maya Roads: One Woman's Journey Among the People of the Rainforest </b><br>, McConahay, Mary Jo
4 McConahay, Mary Jo ...Maya Roads: One Woman's Journey Among the People of the Rainforest

Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2011.
 1569765480 / 9781569765487 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.

In this book, the author draws upon her three decades of traveling and living in Central America's remote landscapes to create a fascinating chronicle of the people, politics, archeology, and species of the Central American rain-forest, the cradle of Maya civilization.

 
Price: 12.95 USD

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...<b>Pacific Shores from Panama  </b><br>, Peixotto, Ernest
5 Peixotto, Ernest ...Pacific Shores from Panama

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover.
 283 pages; 9 inches tall.
 Profusely illustrated by the author with beautiful monotone and line art. 
Travel and history of Central and South American countries that border the Pacific Ocean, including Panama, Peru, and Bolivia. Top edge gilt.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, text bright. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner’s name on first blank page. 283 pages.
 
Price: 80.00 USD

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...<b>Discovery and Possible Significance of X-Kukican, Ancient Mayan Site  </b><br>, Valentine, J. Manson
6 Valentine, J. Manson ...Discovery and Possible Significance of X-Kukican, Ancient Mayan Site

Tuscaloosa, Alabama: Alabama Museum of Natural History, Inc., 1965.
 First Edition - First Printing.
 Stiff Stapled Wraps.
 27 pages; plus 22 pages of illustrations from photographs. Glued in color photo.
 
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Some off setting from glue used for the color print on first page. Moderate handling wear. 9 inches tall.
 
Price: 19.95 USD
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...<b>Santiago De Los Caballeros De Guatemala.</b>, [Central America; Guatemala ]Popenoe, Dorothy H.
7 [Central America; Guatemala ]Popenoe, Dorothy H. ...Santiago De Los Caballeros De Guatemala.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1935. Second Edition. Hardcover.

 Drawings by the Author 
An examination of the history and Guatemala and the ruins of the seat of Spanish Colonial government in Central America. Additionally, a memoir of the author’s life there with her husband, a botanical explorer.
Green cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles and striping. Bindings square and tight. Lacks fold-out map. Moderate shelf handling, rubs to lower corners, some cloth fade and handling wear. Text clean, minor toning, fore-edge rough-cut.
Text in English. 9 3/8 inches tall. 74 pages with index.

Also a visitor guide to the ruined capital of colonial Guatemala. Based upon various sources: the letters Alvarado wrote to his chief Cortés, describing the conquest; upon the Annals of the Cakchiquels; Fray Antonio de Remesal who wrote in 1619 and others.

 
Price: 15.00 USD

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...<b>Route of the Mayas (Knopf Guides  </b>, [None listed]
8 [None listed] ...Route of the Mayas (Knopf Guides
New York, NY: Knopf, 1995.
 0679755691 / 9780679755692 1st Edition
 Soft cover.
 
Journey through the mysterious Mayan ruins of the Yucatan and Central America and learn about the fascinating Mayan civilization through this lavishly illustrated and information-packed book, with more than 1,000 drawings, photos and maps.

No Flaws or Blemishes but dust jacket shows minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>Museo del Oro Precolombino de Costa Rica  </b><br>, [Pre-Columbian Art] Esquivel, Patricia Fernández
9 [Pre-Columbian Art] Esquivel, Patricia Fernández ...Museo del Oro Precolombino de Costa Rica

San Jose, Costa Rica: Fundación Museos del Banco Central, 2004.
 9789968947619
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Text in Spanish and English.
 4to; 119, [2] pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 30 cm. Bibliography.
 Fully illustrated with stunning photos of per-Columbian gold pieces and works.
 
The museum has a substantial collection of over 1600 artifacts of Pre-Columbian gold dating back to AD 500. This extraordinary collection, ritual gold ornaments, jewelry, recovered from tombs and archaeological sites.

The social and functional context of the gold objects is also analyzed as well as the development of metallurgy in Pre-Columbian America.

Includes some examples of ceramic and stone objects used in rituals and daily activities.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.
 
Price: 75.00 USD

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