STEPHENS, JOHN Incidents of Travel in Yucatan.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1843. First American edition. Two volumes. Publisher's gilt decorated cloth. 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (22 x 14 cm); folding engraved frontispieces, folding map, 64 plates, and numerous in-text engravings after Frederick Catherwood. Foxing which is heavy at places, ink ownership signatures and early bookseller's stamp to front blank, one signature to verso of frontispieces, small losses to spine tips, a sound and unrestored copy.
Stephens' follow-up to his 1841 Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan, with both books serving to establish the field of Mayan archaeology. Sabin 91299.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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