BODDAM WHETHAM, J.W. Across Central America. London, Hurst & Blackett, 1877.Original decorated cloth (top of spine sl. dam.). With frontispiece view of Guatemala, title page printed in black and red and with engraved vignette of Flores, Lake of Peten. XII,353 pp. First edition. - 'One of the classic travelogues by an experienced travel book author, recounting his observations during a visit to Guatemala and the Yucatan during 1873. Provides detailed descriptions of physical setting, people, places, life-styles and customs, with particular attention to rural Indians, furnishing an account of Guatemalan life during the Barrios regime' (Grieb GU197).Howgego III, p. 83-84. [Boeknr.: 36682 ]

€ 295,00

HAEFKENS, Jakob. Centraal Amerika, uit geschiedkundig, aardrijkskundig en statistiek oogpunt beschouwd. Dordrecht, Blussé en van Braam, 1832. Modern cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With lithographed frontispiece and plate depicting costumes, large folding map and 2 large folding lithographed plates depicting the large square in old and new Guatemala (repaired on fold). XV,(1),488 pp. First edition. - This book, Central America, considered from a historical, geographical, and statistical point of view, is a revised and augmented edition of the author's book on Guatemala. Containing also information on the English colony Belize.Tiele 440; Cat. NHSM I, p.272; Sabin 29499. [Boeknr.: 9571 ]

€ 475,00

HUXLEY, Aldous. Beyond the Mexique Bay. London, Chatto & Windus, 1934.Original cloth. With 30 photogravure plates. VIII,319 pp. First edition. - Huxley's account of a trip by sea through the Caribbean to Guatemala, then by land from Antigua to Mexico City and Taxco. [Boeknr.: 36628 ]

€ 95,00

SCHMIDT, Julius. Die Steinbildwerke von Copán und Quiriguá. Aufgenommen von Heinrich Meye. Historisch erläutert und beschrieben. Berlin, A. Asher & Co., 1883.Large folio. With plan and 20 lithographed plates, in modern cloth box. With printed title page, preface by Alphons Stübel (3 pp.), introduction (10 pp.) and explanatory text leaf for each plate. Two interesting archaeological sites of the Maya civilization depicting the stone sculptures of Copán in the Copán Department of western Honduras, not far from the border with Guatemala, and Quiriguá in the department of Izabal in south-eastern Guatemala. - (Blank margins text leaves waterstained). - With excellent plates. [Boeknr.: 36699 ]

€ 775,00

TEMPSKY, G.F. von. Mitla. A narrative of incidents and personal adventures on a journey in Mexico, Guatemala, and Salvador in the years 1853 to 1855, with observations on the modes of life in those countries. Edited by J.S. Bell. London, Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858.Original red embossed cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With folding coloured map, 5 chromolithographed plates (1 folding), and 11 woodengraved illustrations and plates. XV,436 pp. First edition. - The artist and adventurer Gustavus Ferdinand von Tempsky (1828-1868) spent three years in the mining districts of California before setting out on his extensive travels through Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador in 1853. The fine coloured plates show: Mexicans near the Hacienda of El Valle, View of Durango from the Santuario, Fight between the Ranchero and his Indian Antagonists, Main Building of the Ruins near Mitla and Lake of Atitlan. - A wonderful account of travel in Mexico and Central America.Abbey, Travel, 665; Palau 329979. [Boeknr.: 36750 ]

€ 1100,00

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