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Lords of the Underworld: Masterpieces of Classical Maya Ceramics by Michael Coe; Justin Kerr - First Edition - 1978 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and

Lords of the Underworld: Masterpieces of Classical Maya Ceramics

by Michael Coe; Justin Kerr

Condition: Very good +/very good

Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978. First Edition. Cloth. Very good +/very good. Very good + first edition. Buckram cloth boards with titlting in black and brown, Mayan glyph on cover. Deep brown end papers. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near binding on title page. Top edge showing foxing, interior pages clean, bright and unmarked. Binding is solid, sturdy and square. In a very good, price clipped dust jacket, showing some rubbing and wear. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. The book is a collection of fold out pictures, and all are intact and fine. 142 pp. Quarto, 8 1/2 x 11 inches tall. Catalogue of an exhibition of Maya art and artifacts at the Princeton University Art Museum, Mar. 4-June 18, 1978.

  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 269
  • Title: Lords of the Underworld: Masterpieces of Classical Maya Ceramics
  • Author: Michael Coe; Justin Kerr
  • Format/binding:Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very good +
  • Jacket condition: very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Place: Princeton
  • Date published: 1978
  • Keywords: Maya, central America, Mexico, Guatemala, glyphs, language, archaeology, anthropology, palenque, uxmal, copan, pre-columbian, art, pottery, ceramics, photography
  • Bookseller catalogs: Latin America & Mexico;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Latin America / Mexico;


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