DEL RIO (ANTONIO) Description of the Ruins of an Ancient City, Discovered near Palenque, in the Kingdom of Guatemala, in Spanish America, 1822
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DEL RIO (ANTONIO) Description of the Ruins of an Ancient City, Discovered near Palenque, in the Kingdom of Guatemala, in Spanish America, 1822
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DEL RIO (ANTONIO)
Description of the Ruins of an Ancient City, Discovered near Palenque, in the Kingdom of Guatemala, in Spanish America, first English edition, half-title, 17 lithographed plates (one folding, short tear at fold) by F. Waldeck, occasional spotting, original boards, very worn with some loss to spine [Sabin 71446; Palau 268187], 4to, Henry Berthoud, 1822

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  • The translation into English is the first publication of Rio's report on the ruins of Palenque which he had discovered in 1787.
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