Incidents of Travel in Yucatan

ISBN-10: 1605203807
ISBN-13: 9781605203805
Authors: John Lloyd Stephens, Frederick Catherwood
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Edgar Allan Poe called it perhaps the most interesting travel book ever published. Here, complete in one volume, is the classic real-life adventureoriginally published across two volumes in 1841that mesmerized readers with its evocative descriptions of journeys in Mesoamerica. With a wandering spirit mellowed by an analytic eye, American diplomat and writer JOHN LLOYD STEPHENS (18051852) introduced Westerners to the mysteries of the Yucatan in this contemporary bestseller, riveting armchair explorers with his lyrical account of visits to 44 Maya sites, including the then-unknown Chichen Itza and Uxmal. Complete with all the beautiful original illustrations by English artist and architect…    

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Cosimo, Inc. Number of pages: 672 Dimensions: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.75" tall Weight: 2.046 lbs. Language: English