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Incidents of travel in Yucatan / by John L. Stephens.

Author/creator Stephens, John L., 1805-1852
Other author/creatorCook, Percy Tyler, former owner, autographer.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew York : Harper & Brothers, 1843.
Description2 volumes : folded frontispieces, illustrations, maps (1 folded), plans, plates ; 23 cm
Supplemental Content Digital facsimile of Getty Research Institute copy, v. 1
Supplemental Content Free eBook from the Internet Archive
Supplemental Content Free eBook from the Internet Archive
Contents Volume I: Embarcation -- Housekeeping -- An old friend -- Political state of Yucatán -- Daguerreotype apparatus -- Departure from Merida -- An accident -- Perplexities -- Journey to Jalacho -- Sunday -- Superintending Indians -- Means by which the city was supplied with water -- Another ruined city -- Departure from Ticul -- Attacks from fever and ague -- Ruins of Nophat -- Ruins of Kabah.
Contents Volume II: Departure from Nohcacab -- Visit to a ruined building near Chack -- Ruins of Labna -- Search for ruined cities continued -- Journey to the rancho of Nohcacab -- Bull-fights -- Return to Nohcacab -- Journey to Bolonchen -- Departure from Bolonchen -- Departure from Labphak -- End of journey in this direction -- Journey resumed -- Rancho of Jalal -- Village of San Jose -- Buying a wardrobe -- Departure from Mani -- Plan of the ruins -- Departure from Chichen -- Departure -- A crippled dog -- Search for the canoa -- Discovery of a building -- Port of Silan -- Departure for Merida -- A senote -- Departure.
Local noteJoyner Rare copy includes armorial bookplate of Percy Tyler Cook with inscription "fortis et silens" numbered no. 1837-a on volume 1 and 1837-b on volume 2 on front pastedown and autograph of Percy T. Cook on front flyleaf of volume 1.
General note"Illustrated by 120 engravings"--title page.
Acquisitions source Joyner Rare copy v. 1-2 Purchased from Hammer Mountain Book Halls, 2/19/2019
Issued in other formOnline version: Stephens, John Lloyd, 1805-1852. Incidents of travel in Yucatan. New York : Harper & Bros., 1843
Genre/formMexico Yucatán (State)
Genre/formTravel literature New York (N.Y.) 19th century.
LCCN 02007393

Available Items

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Joyner Rare Collection F1376 .S842 1843 V.1 Item at the bindery
Joyner Rare Collection F1376 .S842 1843 V.2 Item at the bindery