The North Americans of antiquity their origin, migrations, and type of civilization considered. John T. Short.
The North Americans of antiquity their origin, migrations, and type of civilization considered
The North Americans of antiquity their origin, migrations, and type of civilization considered
The North Americans of antiquity their origin, migrations, and type of civilization considered

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The North Americans of antiquity their origin, migrations, and type of civilization considered

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1880. First edition, 8vo, pp. [iii]-xvii, [3], 22-544; wood-engraved illustrations throughout; extra-illustrated with an engraved frontispiece and 7 tipped in plates (mostly lithographs) regarding Yucatan archeological sites and findings; title page with the small, somewhat faint ownership stamp of previous owner George R. Brush, M.D. U.S. Navy, surgeon & medical inspector, 1861-1894 and often on-station in Caribbean and Central American locales; original olive-green pebble-grain cloth, gilt spine titles; light wear to extremities, some foxing and spotting to the extra plates; very good and sound. For example, the published frontispiece of Court and Tower of the Place, Palenque has tipped-in opposite it the plate 'Yucatan. Facade De La Grande Pyramide,' a steel engraving by Lemaître, circa 1843. There are (7) additional Lemaitre archeological site plates including two on one page showing the Palace at Palenque and its floor-plan. Laid-in is an illustration of the Chac Mol statue and at back endpaper is tipped on another, "Excavating the Statue." Item #58324

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