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Monuments and Inscriptions of Tikal: The Carved Monuments (University Museum Monograph 44, Tikal Report No. 33, Part A) by Christopher  Jones; Linton Satterthwaite - Signed First Edition - 1982 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

Monuments and Inscriptions of Tikal: The Carved Monuments (University Museum Monograph 44, Tikal Report No. 33, Part A)

by Christopher Jones; Linton Satterthwaite

Condition: Very good +


Philadelphia: University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, 1982. First Edition, First Printing. Original cloth. Very good +. A very good+, signed, first printing. Blue cloth boards with gold foil title stamping on cover and spine. Bump to front top corner. Parchment end papers. Dr. Jones' signature on half-title. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near binding on title page. Foxing all edges, half-title, and on title page. All fold outs present. 137 pp. [followed by 112 pp. figures]. Quarto, 8 1/2 x 11 inches tall.


  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 263
  • Title: Monuments and Inscriptions of Tikal: The Carved Monuments (University Museum Monograph 44, Tikal Report No. 33, Part A)
  • Author: Christopher Jones; Linton Satterthwaite
  • Format/binding:Original cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: University Museum, University of Pennsylvania
  • Place: Philadelphia
  • Date published: 1982
  • Keywords: Toltec, lineage, Mexico, kings, rulers, divine, language, linguistics, glyphs, writing, translation, decipher, archaeology, anthropology, pre-columbian
  • Bookseller catalogs: Latin America & Mexico;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Latin America / Mexico;


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