Norman, B. M.
Title Rambles in Yucatan; or, Notes of Travel Through the Peninsula, Including a Visit to the Remarkable Ruins of Chi-Chen, Kabah, Zayi, and Uxmal. With Numerous Illustrations.
Edition Third Edition
Publisher New York J. & H. G. Langley 1843
Seller ID 472
304pp. Contemporary full tree calf, spine with brown leather label lettered in gold. Frontispiece, title vignette, twenty-three inserted plates, map of Yucatan, and several in-text illustrations. The appendix includes A Brief Maya Vocabulary, Tradition of the Mexican Natives Respecting Their Migration from the North, Traits of the Mosaic History Found Among the Azteca Nations, Ancient Languages of the First Inhabitants of America, and more. The name Edwin Clarke is lettered in gold on the spine and his name is signed in pencil on the front free endpaper. With the neat bookplate of mining engineer Franklin Wheaton Smith, designed by Robert W. Hyde. Light scattered foxing throughout, some wear to extremities, one plate partially detached. A very good copy. Sabin 55494.; Octavo