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Pre-Columbian Cities by  trans Jorge E. Hardoy; Judith Thorne - First English Language Edition - 1973 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: MEX-01)

Pre-Columbian Cities

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Pre-Columbian Cities

by Jorge E. Hardoy; Judith Thorne, trans

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New York: Walker & Company, 1973. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Fine/very good. A fine, first English translation of an important work on the cities and monumental architecture of the Maya, Inca, Toltec, and Olmec. Binding is tight and sound, pages are clean and bright with no tears or markings. Immaculate orange cloth boards with title stamped in black on spine. Very good dust jacket, price-clipped with moderate chipping, curling and closed tears, and one scuff on front. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. Illustrated with maps and sketches. 602 pp. Large octavo, 7 x 10 inches tall. A scholarly examination of Teotihuacán, Tula, Monte Albán, Uxmal, Chichen Itzá, Tikal, Palenque, Pachacamác and Machu Picchu

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Bookseller
Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
MEX-01
Title
Pre-Columbian Cities
Author
Jorge E. Hardoy; Judith Thorne, trans
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
very good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First English Language Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Walker & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1973
Keywords
Latin America, mexico, peru, central america, maya, inca, toltec, olmec, pre-columbian
Bookseller catalogs
Latin America & Mexico;

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About Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB

Member, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA. Not your ordinary book store! Uncommon Works specializes in rare, odd, unique, and handmade books, with a focus on the Maya, Latin America, Native America, and the Spanish Conquest. You'll find rare, first editions and first or early printings. You'll even find a few first printings of living authors for sale. We provide services and referrals for book mending, repair, restoration, and binding.

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