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.