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Mexico: Antigua Libreria Robredo. 1953. Limited Edition (#239 of 250). Softcover with glassine jacket. 145pp. Fine condition in VG+ jacket. This book is nearly as new, pages remain uncut. Minor bumpng damage to a corner of glassine jacket. Vazquez de Tapia was a 16th century Spanish Conquistador involved iin the conquest of Mexico, and later a mayor of Mexico City. (cfm)
Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 1930. First Edition. Hardcover, no jacket. xv+344pp. Ex-lib (American Antiquarian Society) with small card glued to front pastedown (extending slightly above cover) and embossed stamp to title page. Very Good condtion. Maroon cloth boards show very light shelfwear. Some dust spots to top page edge. Neatly penned owner info at top of ffep. Interior is clean, unmarked and bright. The binding is square and tight. A very nice copy of this book which looks at issues surrounding the conversion of natives from their ancient pagan practices to European religions. (cfm)
Durham, N.C.:Duke University Press. 1998. 2nd edition. 384pp. Hardcover. No dust jacket. Remainded slash across bottom page edges, otherwise a very good, clean copy.
Merida, Mexico: Editorial Arte y Literatura, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan. 2006. Softcover. 167pp+10pp anexos/index. In Very Good+ condition. Covers very lightly bumped, contents clean and bright, binding tight. An excellent copy. (cfm)
Los Angeles, CA:Murray and Gee. (1934). 1st edition, No. 65 out of 500 copies, signed (and inscribed) by the Author on the copyright page. 277pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Green boards in very good, clean condition. Internally, end-pages age toned but free of previous owners signatures. The paper is slightly age-toned, and there are some passages throughout the book that have been marked with pencil. The binding is tight and hinges intact. The dust jacket is still in one piece, lightly soiled and sun-faded, with wear to edges and folds. Now encased in brodart.
New York:Harper & Brothers, Publishers. (1898). x+179pp, Illustrated, with folding map at end. Hardcover. Red boards lightly soiled and sun-faded along spine strip with gilt dulled. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. A very good copy.
Cambridge, MA:Harvard University Press. 1981. 1st edition. xiii+333pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition, inside and out, save for a small green inkstain to the bottom of fore-edges. The dust jacket is lightly soiled and age-toned along edges, but still in very good condition. *"The Daykeeper presents a unique view of the life of a modern Mayan holy man--his religious beliefs and practices, his stories and folktales, his philosophy of living, his struggle for daily bread and peace of mind."...dj.
Lincoln:University of Nebraska Press. (1978). 289pp. 1st edition. The book is in very good condition, save for some light dust residue to the top page edge. Dust jacket is in near very good condition, with some sun fading and soiling, as well as a bit of dust residue to edges of the rear flap.
Tuscon, Arizona:University of Arizona Press. (1982). xiii+230pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good to near fine copy, inside and out. The dust jacket is lightly shelfworn with a couple small tears along edges, still in very good condition.
New York; Instituto de las Espanas en los Estados Unidos, 1939. First Edition. Softcover. xiv+337pp+10pp adverts. Very Good condition. Wrappers lightly soiled with small chip from front cover edge. Internally clean, tight and bright. "in Mexico historical fiction...has had a considerable following...explanation....to be found in the fact that ideals of liberty and justice...have been constantly on the defensive in a grave struggle for survival. ....It was with the hope of making available a study of this branch of the literature of Mexico that this treatise was undertaken."
Bloomington, IN:Indiana University Press. (1973). 1st edition. 276pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good, clean copy inside and out. The dust jacket is lightly soiled and shelfworn along edges else in very good condition. *"This history of the long and dramatic struggle between Church and State in Mexico reads like an eyewitness account, as absorbing as the best journalism - except that events are placed in perspective by an accomplished historian with a thorough mastery of his field. The struggle was unflagging and bitter, with both parties to the dispute presenting rival and mutually exclusive social programs, each seeking control of education, agrarian reform, and labor organizations."...dj
Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. 1995. Hardcover, no jacket. New condition, still in publishers shrink-wrap. From: Studies in Indigenous Languages of the Americas. (cfm)
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (1983). Hardcover, with jacket. xxix+115pp+approx 100pp of color and b/w illustrations at rear. Map in rear pocket is present. Very Good condition in a Very Good jacket. Jacket has a little shelf rubbing, and a couple small tears and curling at the edges. There are a couple very small marks to the boards, which are otherwise clean and with sharp corners. There is some faint dust spotting to the fore and bottom page edges. Inside there is light foxing to the endpapers. Otherwise the contents are clean and bright, and the binding is tight. The first of a five volume work providing "a complete photographic record of Palenque, a city that reached sculptural and achitectural heights never attained by any other Maya center.". (cfm)
Ithaca, New York:Cornell University Press. (1961). xiv+352pp. Illustrated with 2 photographs and 3 maps. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition, inside and out, with no previous owners marks or signatures. The price clipped dust jacket is near very good, still in one piece, but with soiling damage to rear panel as if someone stepped on it with a wet boot.
TRAVELS AMONGST AMERICAN INDIANS. THEIR ANCIENT EARTHWORKS AND TEMPLES; INCLUDING A JOURNEY IN GUATEMALA, MEXICO AND YUCATAN, AND A VISIT TO THE RUINS OF PATINAMIT, UTATLAN, PALENQUE AND UXMAL
London:Sampson, Low, Marston and Company. 1894. 1st edition. xvi+429pp. Illustrated, with 2 folding maps at rear. Hardcover. Blue boards lightly soiled and shelfworn with gilt on cover and spine still bright. Spine ends are worn and starting to fray with edge points gently bumped and worn to boards. Internally, no previous owners marks or signatures found but light to mild foxing is scattered throughout. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
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